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|Noun||1.||candlepower unit - a measure of luminous intensity|
light unit - a measure of the visible electromagnetic radiation
candela, standard candle, candle, cd - 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
international candle - a former international unit of luminous intensity; now replaced by the candela