The SI unit used to measure the brightness of a source of light (its luminous intensity). By definition, one square centimeter of a blackbody at the freezing point of platinum emits one-sixtieth of a candela of radiation.
A cylindrical mass of tallow or wax with a wick through its center, which gives light when burned
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