Candlepower



(formerly) a measure of luminous intensity expressed in candles.
Historical Examples

Electricity for the farm Frederick Irving Anderson
The Boy Mechanic, Book 2 Various
Electricity for the farm Frederick Irving Anderson
Electricity for the farm Frederick Irving Anderson

noun
the luminous intensity of a source of light in a given direction: now expressed in candelas but formerly in terms of the international candle
candlepower
(kān’dl-pou’ər)
Luminous intensity, expressed in candelas.

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