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The luminous flux per unit solid angle as measured in a given direction relative to the emitting source.
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(Units) a measure of the amount of light that a point source radiates in a given direction. It is expressed by the luminous flux leaving the source in that direction per unit of solid angle. Symbol: Iv
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