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Definition of the noun candela

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noun - plural: candelas

  1. 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


  1. Candela is a town and comune in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy.
  2. Candela is a city in the central region of the northern Mexican state of Coahuila. It is the municipal seat of the surrounding municipality of Candela. There were 1,669 inhabitants in 2000. In 2011, according to Wolfram Alpha, it had a population of 1,672.

Phrases with Candela

  1. Sabella Candela
  2. Metagonia candela
  3. Jasmineira candela
  4. Loxosceles candela
  5. Ceroplastes Candela
  6. Species Sabella Candela
  7. species Metagonia candela
  8. species Jasmineira candela
  9. species Loxosceles candela
  10. Species Ceroplastes Candela

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Candela

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Google previewDigital Video and HD (2012)

Algorithms and Interfaces by Charles Poynton

Candela is a different unit. To abbreviate cd·m-2, use nit [nt]. Radiometry and photometry are linked by the...

Google previewLight and Light Sources (2007)

High-Intensity Discharge Lamps by Peter G. Flesch

The candela is the foundation unit for the measurement of visible light. It is one of the seven foundation SI units. Its formal definition is: The candela is the luminous intensity in a given direction of a source that emits monochromatic radiation of ...

Google previewDictionary of Optometry and Visual Science (2014)

by Michel Millodot

candela The candela is the luminous intensity in a given direction of a source emitting ...

Google previewCultural Heritage and Aerobiology (2013)

Methods and Measurement Techniques for Biodeterioration Monitoring by Paolo Mandrioli, Giulia Caneva, Cristina Sabbioni

The luminous intensity of a source is defined as the power per unit solid angle, and its measurement unit is called candela (lumen per steradian), while the luminance is the luminous intensity per area unit. The latter is still expressed by no less ...

Google previewConcepts in Engineering (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The Candela is the SI base unit of luminous intensity; that is, power emitted ...

Google previewTheory and Design for Mechanical Measurements, 6th Edition (2015)

by Richard S. Figliola, Donald E. Beasley

Luminous Intensity The candela is the base unit of the intensity of light. One candela (cd) is the luminous intensity, in a given direction, of a source that emits monochromatic radiation of frequency 5:40 1014 hertz and that has a radiant intensity ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Units (2012)

Including dimensionless numbers and scales by H. G. Jerrard

Candela (cd) Candela (cd) The candela is the SI base unit of luminous intensity. It is defined as the luminous intensity, in a given direction, of a source which emits monochromatic radiation of frequency 540 x 107** Hz ( corresponding to a ...

Google previewA Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1885)

by Walter William Skeat

candela, a candle. — L. candere, to glow. candour. (F. — L.) F.candeur.— L. acc. candor em, brightness (hence, sincerity). cannel-coal. (L. and E.) Lit. a ' candle-coal ; ' because it bums brightly. Prov. E. cannel, a candle ; see candle. censer.

Google previewThe General Biographical Dictionary: Vol. IX (1813)

and some of controversy against the protestants, and one against the learned Samuel Marets, entitled “ Apologeticus adversus Samuel Maresii librum, cui titulus, Candela sub modio posita per clerum Romanum,” 1635, ...

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Monsta ( Culcha Candela) by Brani in - Sign Language

Scrabble value of C3A1N1D2E1L1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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