international candle


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international candle

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international candle

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(Units) a former international unit of luminous intensity, originally defined in terms of a standard candle and later in terms of a pentane-burning lamp. It has now been replaced by the candela
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Noun1.international candle - a former international unit of luminous intensity; now replaced by the candela
candlepower unit, luminous intensity unit - a measure of luminous intensity
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