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[foo t-kan-dl] /ˈfʊtˈkæn dl/

noun, Optics.
a unit of illuminance or illumination, equivalent to the illumination produced by a source of one candle at a distance of one foot and equal to one lumen incident per square foot.
Abbreviation: FC.
a former unit of illumination, equal to one lumen per square foot or 10.764 lux

foot-candle n.
A unit of measure of the intensity of light falling on a surface equal to 1 lumen per square foot. It has been replaced in the International System by the candela (1 lumen per square meter).


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