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Candle

Can´dle
n.1.A slender, cylindrical body of tallow, containing a wick composed of loosely twisted linen of cotton threads, and used to furnish light.
2.That which gives light; a luminary.
Candle nut
the fruit of a euphorbiaceous shrub (Aleurites triloba), a native of some of the Pacific islands; - socalled because, when dry, it will burn with a bright flame, and is used by the natives as a candle. The oil has many uses.
Candle power
(Photom.) illuminating power, as of a lamp, or gas flame, reckoned in terms of the light of a standard candle.
Electric candle
A modification of the electric arc lamp, in which the carbon rods, instead of being placed end to end, are arranged side by side, and at a distance suitable for the formation of the arc at the tip; - called also, from the name of the inventor, Jablockoff candle.
Excommunication by inch of candle
a form of excommunication in which the offender is allowed time to repent only while a candle burns.
Not worth the candle
not worth the cost or trouble.
Rush candle
a candle made of the pith of certain rushes, peeled except on one side, and dipped in grease.
Sale by inch of candle
an auction in which persons are allowed to bid only till a small piece of candle burns out.
Standard candle
(Photom.) a special form of candle employed as a standard in photometric measurements; usually, a candle of spermaceti so constructed as to burn at the rate of 120 grains, or 7.8 grams, per hour.
To curse by bell, book and candle
See under Bell.
Noun1.Candlecandle - stick of wax with a wick in the middle
Synonyms: wax light, taper
2.candle - 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
Verb1.candle - examine eggs for freshness by holding them against a light
Candle - Part of the Scorpion environment development system.
To see a burning candle in your dream, signifies that good luck and hope will be coming your way in small and steady amounts. You are in a comfortable stage in your life and may be seeking spiritual enlightenment. Lit candles are also symbolic of intellect, enlightenment, awareness or the search for truth. To see an unlit candle, denotes that you have feelings or rejection or disappointments. You are not utilizing your fullest potential. To see a candle blow out in your dream, indicates that you are surrendering a significant aspect of yourself. You are letting go of something that used to be important to you. To watch the candle burn down to nothing in your dream, signifies your fears of aging and dying or a fear of sexual impotence.ASA scale, Agnus Dei, British candle, Hefner candle, Holy Grail, Host, Pieta, Sanctus bell, Sangraal, Scheiner scale, ark, asperger, asperges, aspergillum, bambino, bayberry candle, beadroll, beads, bougie, bougie decimale, candle lumen, candle power, candle-foot, candle-hour, candle-meter, censer, chaplet, ciborium, corpse candle, cross, crucifix, cruet, decimal candle, dip, electric light bulb, eucharistial, exposure meter, farthing dip, fire, flame, flux, holy cross, holy water, holy-water sprinkler, icon, illuminant, illuminator, incandescent body, incensory, intensity, international candle, lamp, lamp-hour, lantern, light, light bulb, light meter, light quantum, light source, lumen, lumen meter, lumen-hour, lumeter, luminant, luminary, luminous flux, luminous intensity, luminous power, lux, match, matzo, menorah, mezuzah, mikvah, monstrance, moon, osculatory, ostensorium, paschal candle, pax, photon, phylacteries, prayer shawl, prayer wheel, pyx, quantum, relics, rood, rosary, rush candle, rushlight, sacramental, sacred relics, sacring bell, shofar, source of light, stars, sukkah, sun, tabernacle, tallith, tallow candle, tallow dip, taper, thurible, torch, unit of flux, unit of light, urceole, veronica, vigil light, votary candle, votive candle, wax candle
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