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candela the basic unit of intensity of light, equal to one sixtieth of the intensity of one square centimeter of a radiating body at the temperature of solidification of platinum; new candle.
candelabrum a large decorative candle holder with branches for several candles.
candle something similar to a candle, esp. in use or effect. [1/4 definitions]
candlelight the light of a candle or candles.
candlewick the soft bundled or braided fibers at the center of a candle, which draw up melted wax to be burned. [1/2 definitions]
chafing dish a lidded dish or pot, supported on a metal frame with a candle or other heating device beneath it, and used to cook food at the table or keep it hot.
gutter of a candle, to drain off the melted wax from the hollow formed around the burning wick through a channel formed at the edge of the hollow. [2/10 definitions]
jack-o'-lantern a traditional Halloween lamp made from a pumpkin by removing the pulp, carving a face through the shell, and placing a candle in the bottom.
lm abbreviation of "lumen," a unit of measure of the flow of light, equal to the flow from a light source of one-candle strength, measured on a unit surface at a unit distance.
lumen a unit of measure of the flow of light, equal to the flow from a light source of one-candle strength, measured on a unit surface at a unit distance. (abbr.: lm) [1/2 definitions]
rushlight a candle whose wick is a dried, partly peeled rush dipped in grease.
sconce1 an ornamental wall bracket for a candle or light.
snuff2 to put out or extinguish (a burning candle or the like, often fol. by "out"). [1/4 definitions]
snuffer2 a scissorlike instrument for removing the charred wick from a candle. [1/3 definitions]
taper a long thin candle. [1/7 definitions]
waver1 to flicker, as a light or candle. [1/6 definitions]
wick a cord or tape of loosely bunched, braided, or woven fibers that, in a candle, oil lamp, or the like, draws up fuel by capillary action to be burned at its upper end. [1/2 definitions]