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  Definition of candle
  1. stick of wax with a wick in the middle
  2. the basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the Systeme International d''Unites; equal to 1/60 of the luminous intensity per square centimeter of a black body radiating at the temperature of 2,046 degrees Kelvin
  3. examine eggs for freshness by holding them against a light
Similar Words: taper, wax light, candela, cd, standard candle

 

Hyponyms: chandlery, dip, rushlight, rush candle, vigil light, vigil candle

 

Derivational Morphology: candela, cd, standard candle

 

Language Translations:
Bulgarian: свещ   Chinese: 蜡烛  
Dutch: kaars   Estonian: küünal  
Finnish: kynttilä   French: bougie  
German: Kerze   Hebrew: נר  
Icelandic: kerti   Ido: bujio  
Indonesian: lilin   Italian: candela  
Japanese: 蝋燭   Korean:  
Maltese: xemgħa   Polish: świeca  
Portuguese: vela   Russian: свеча  
Serbian: sveća   Spanish: vela  
Swahili: mshumaa   Swedish: ljus  
 
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