candlelight


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can·dle·light

 (kăn′dl-līt′)
n.
1. Illumination from a candle or candles.
2. Dusk; twilight.

candlelight

(ˈkændəlˌlaɪt)
n
1.
a. the light from a candle or candles: they ate by candlelight.
b. (as modifier): a candlelight dinner.
2. dusk; evening

can•dle•light

(ˈkæn dlˌlaɪt)

n.
1. the light of a candle.
2. a dim artificial light.
3. twilight; dusk.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.candlelight - the light provided by a burning candlecandlelight - the light provided by a burning candle
light, visible light, visible radiation - (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft glass window"
Translations

candlelight

[ˈkændllaɪt] Nluz f de una vela
by candlelighta la luz de las velas

candlelight

[ˈkændəllaɪt]
n
by candlelight → à la lumière d'une bougie, à la lueur d'une bougie
modif [meal, dinner] → aux chandelles

candlelight

[ˈkændlˌlaɪt] nlume m di candela
by candlelight → a lume di candela
References in classic literature ?
And there they would eat what they had to eat, and afterward, because there was only their misery to talk of, they would crawl into bed and fall into a stupor and never stir until it was time to get up again, and dress by candlelight, and go back to the machines.
Fully clothed, and wrapped in blankets, and huddled ourselves up, by the window, with lighted pipes, and fell into chat, while we waited in exceeding comfort to see how an Alpine sunrise was going to look by candlelight.
I am glad," said Lady Middleton to Lucy, "you are not going to finish poor little Annamaria's basket this evening; for I am sure it must hurt your eyes to work filigree by candlelight.
We now slowly ascended a drive, and came upon the long front of a house: candlelight gleamed from one curtained bow-window; all the rest were dark.
Now, fully revealed by the fire and candlelight, I was amazed, more than ever, to behold the transformation of Heathcliff.
The rush of the daylight quite confounded me, and made me feel as if I had been in the candlelight of the strange room many hours.
Several persons were visible by the shaded candlelight, in the death chamber of the old clergyman.
It appears a neat job, however, as far as I could judge by candlelight, and does my friend Christopher Jackson credit.
Lucy, when admonished, began to move to and fro between the rooms, more conscious of the discomforts of packing by candlelight than of a subtler ill.
The dairy had again worked by morning candlelight for a long time; and a fresh renewal of Clare's pleading occurred one morning between three and four.
In dirty upper casements, here and there, hazy little patches of candlelight reveal where some wise draughtsman and conveyancer yet toils for the entanglement of real estate in meshes of sheep-skin, in the average ratio of about a dozen of sheep to an acre of land.
The captain looked at Pierre by the candlelight and was evidently struck by the troubled expression on his companion's face.