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candela

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The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides, and gravitation, we shall harness for God the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
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English

Noun

candela

  1. In the International System of Units, the base unit of luminous intensity; the luminous intensity, in a given direction, of a source that emits monochromatic radiation of frequency 540 × 1012 hertz and that has a radiant intensity in that direction of 1/683 watt per steradian. Symbol: cd

Translations

  • Dutch: candela
  • Finnish: kandela
  • French: candela f.
  • German: Candela n.
  • Polish: kandela f.
  • Swedish: candela c.

See also


French

Noun

candela f.

  1. candela

Italian

Noun

candela f. (plural candele)

  1. candle
  2. candela
  3. (slang) snot

Spanish

Etymology

Latin cande¯la

Noun

candela f. (plural candelas)

Singular
candela f.

Plural
candelas f.

  1. candle

Synonyms


Swedish

Noun

candela c.

  1. candela

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