Candle power

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(Photom.) illuminating power, as of a lamp, or gas flame, reckoned in terms of the light of a standard candle.

See also: Candle

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Few of the LED MR16s reporting center beam candle power (CBCP) met the Energy Star CBCP requirements for a 35-W or 50-W MR16 halogen, while only one product that reported beam angle claimed it was less than 15 deg--even though narrow-beam accent lighting is a common use for MR16s.
Candle power, Edgbaston Birmingham Mail, November 10, 1977 It is unemployed, now on the dole.
Emitting more than 15,500 lumens from a 19 mm source enables luminaires with the same center beam candle power light quality of a 150-watt CMH light source at lower power, longer lifetime, and with better control.
Readers should check out the Candle Power forums or the Budget Light forums.
The product was launched at inter airport Europe 2011 and is available in red as siderow, or white as approach with more than 20,000 candle power (cd).
The S&S MEP contains a centerline electro-optical infrared (EO/IR) sensor, a 30 million candle power search light, analog/digital video downlink, rear observer's console with a 15-inch display, an enhanced tactical communications suite, an onboard digital video recorder, 10.4-inch auxiliary displays for the pilot and co-pilot, and a video management system.
Heusmann is on his fourth airboat now - a 350 horse-power, Corvette-like aluminum craft donated by Ducks Unlimited and equipped with a million candle power Q-beam spotlight.