What is CANDLE?

A taper; a bougie. C.-berry, the bay-berry, Myrica cerifera, or its waxy fruit, from which a greenish wax is obtained. See Myrica. C.-fish Oil. See Eulackoni Oleum. C.-foot. See Unit Quantity of Light. C.- house, an establishment in which candles are manufactured. C.-power, in photometry, the candle-pnwer of a lamp is measured by the ratio of the illumination of the light considered to that of a standard candle, both sources being at the same distance from the object illuminated.

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