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 ?
You will see nothing of it by candlelight. It will be as clean as Randalls by candlelight.
Can I get there by candlelight? Yes, and back again!'"
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. By and by a delicate, spiritual sort of effulgence spread itself by imperceptible degrees over the loftiest altitudes of the snowy wastes--but there the effort seemed to stop.
"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. And we will make the dear little love some amends for her disappointment to-morrow, and then I hope she will not much mind it."
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.
"Burning Daylight's burning candlelight," laughed Dan MacDonald, as an outburst of exclamations and merriment came from the dancers.
By the yellow candlelight she saw the head distinctly, hovering in mid-air above her.
"Oh, I know it's most convenient-- even more so than our old device of signalling to each other by flashes of candlelight! And, as Mrs.
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.
The captain looked at Pierre by the candlelight and was evidently struck by the troubled expression on his companion's face.
There were rays of candlelight from one of them, and there was the sound of a footstep going about.
The same room certainly, and still by candlelight; but with what unbounded astonishment did he see all those bottles, and basins, and articles of linen airing by the fire, and such-like furniture of a sick chamber--all very clean and neat, but all quite different from anything he had left there, when he went to bed!