Candle foot
Candle foot Candle foot (Photom.) The illumination produced by a British standard candle at a distance of one foot; -- used as a unit of illumination. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • candle-foot — [kan′dəlfoot΄] n. FOOT CANDLE * * * …   Universalium

  • candle-foot — [kan′dəlfoot΄] n. FOOT CANDLE …   English World dictionary

  • candle-foot — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun (plural candle feet) : footcandle …   Useful english dictionary

  • candle-foot — can·dle foot fu̇t n FOOTCANDLE …   Medical dictionary

  • Foot candle — (Photom.) The amount of illumination produced by a standard candle at a distance of one foot. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foot-candle — [foot′kan΄dəl] n. a unit of illumination, equal to one lumen per square foot (10.764 lux), or the amount of light from a source of one candela directly thrown on a square foot of surface at a distance of one foot: abbrev. fc …   English World dictionary

  • foot-can|dle — «FUT KAN duhl», noun. a unit for measuring illumination; candle foot. It is the amount of light produced by a candle on a surface at a distance of one foot, and equal to one lumen per square foot. Abbr: ft. c. or f.c …   Useful english dictionary

  • foot candle — Synonyms and related words: ASA scale, British candle, Hefner candle, Scheiner scale, bougie decimale, candle, candle lumen, candle power, candle foot, candle hour, candle meter, decimal candle, exposure meter, flux, intensity, international… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • candle — Synonyms and related words: 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… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • foot-candle — /foot kan dl/, n. 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. Abbr.: FC Also, footcandle. [1905 10] *… …   Universalium

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