Variant of candle
- a cylindrical mass of tallow or wax with a wick through its center, which gives light when burned
- anything like a candle in form or use
- until 1940, a standard unit of luminous intensity equal to a certain fraction of the candle power of a group of 45 carbon-filament lamps kept at the National Bureau of Standards; international candle
Origin: Middle English and amp; Old English candel ; from Classical Latin candela, a light, torch ; from candere: see candescent
- candler noun
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