Definition of International candle

1. Noun. A former international unit of luminous intensity; now replaced by the candela.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of International Candle

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international call sign
international candle (current term)
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Literary usage of International candle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Smithsonian Physical Tables by Smithsonian Institution, Frederick Eugene Fowle (1916)
"The " international candle " is the name recently employed to designate the value of the candle as maintained by cooperative effort between the national ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1909)
"A communication dated July 15, 1908, was received from the French committee, at the instance of the Bureau of Standards, proposing an international candle. ..."

3. Technical Gas and Fuel Analysis by Alfred Holmes White (1920)
"The international candle is the common unit of intensity in England, France and America, ... Conversely 1 international candle equals 1.11 Hefners. ..."

4. Light, Photometry and Illumination: A Thoroughly Rev. Ed. of "Electrical by William Edward Barrows (1912)
"... a common Unit of candle-power known as the international candle came into existence in 1909. Previous to this time the value of the unit at the Bureau ..."

5. The Examination of Hydrocarbon Oils and of Saponifiable Fats and Waxes by David Holde (1915)
"The relations are as follows: One international candle equals 0.104 Carcel One international candle equals 1.11 Hefner units One international candle equals ..."

6. Modern Illuminants and Illuminating Engineering by Leon Gaster, John Stewart Dow (1915)
"... their merits and drawbacks—Relations between the Units of Candle-power used in various Countries and the "international candle"—Fundamental Laws of ..."

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