candela

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candela (plural candelas)

  1. In the International System of Units, the base unit of luminous intensity; the luminous intensity, in a given direction, of a source that emits monochromatic radiation of frequency 540 × 1012 hertz and that has a radiant intensity in that direction of 1/683 watt per steradian. Symbol: cd

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candela f (plural candelas)

  1. candela

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin candela.

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candela f (plural candele)

  1. candle
  2. spark plug
  3. candela
  4. (slang) snot

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From candeō (shine, glitter; glow).

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candēla f (genitive candēlae); first declension

  1. A light made of wax or tallow; tallow candle or taper.
  2. A fire.
  3. A cord covered with wax.

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First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative candēla candēlae
genitive candēlae candēlārum
dative candēlae candēlīs
accusative candēlam candēlās
ablative candēlā candēlīs
vocative candēla candēlae

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  • կանթեղ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University, volume II, page 514

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin candēla.

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candela f (plural candelas)

  1. candle

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candela c

  1. candela