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Luminous intensity expressed in candelas.


(General Physics) the luminous intensity of a source of light in a given direction: now expressed in candelas but formerly in terms of the international candle


or cand′le pow`er,

(formerly) a measure of luminous intensity expressed in candles.
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Noun1.candlepower - luminous intensity measured in candelas
intensity, intensity level, strength - the amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation); "he adjusted the intensity of the sound"; "they measured the station's signal strength"


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Twenty-five million candlepower," one of the men said, holding up an LED lithium-ion rechargeable spotlight.
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We used candlepower back then, a vague, miserable term that translated roughly to a million candlepower equaling half of a compact light from SureFire.
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