candela definition

  • noun:
    • A unit of luminous power add up to 1/60 for the luminous intensity per square centimeter of a blackbody radiating in the temperature of solidification of platinum (2,046°K). Also known as candle. See Dining Table at measurement.
    • 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
    • the basic unit of luminous power followed in System International d'Unites.
    • the basic device of luminous power followed under the Systeme Global d'Unites; corresponding to 1/60 associated with the luminous strength per square centimeter of a black body radiating at heat of 2,046 levels Kelvin
    • A unit of luminous intensity corresponding to 1/60 for the luminous power per square centimeter of a blackbody radiating during the heat of solidification of platinum (2,046°K). Also called candle. See Table at measurement.
    • within the Overseas program of Units, the beds base device of luminous power; the luminous intensity, in confirmed way, of a source that produces monochromatic radiation of regularity 540 × 1012 hertz which has actually a radiant strength because direction of 1/683 watt per steradian. Symbolization: cd
    • the essential unit of luminous power followed in program Global d'Unites.
    • the fundamental product of luminous intensity used underneath the Systeme International d'Unites; add up to 1/60 associated with luminous strength per square centimeter of a black body radiating within heat of 2,046 degrees Kelvin

Related Sources

  • Definition for "candela"
    • A unit of luminous power add up to…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "candela"
    • Unit of luminous intensity candela The…
    • View More
  • Hypernym for "candela"
  • Cross Reference for "candela"
  • Etymologically Related for "candela"
  • Same Context for "candela"
  • Urban Dictionary for "candela"
    • codeword for cocaine; literally in Spanish,…
    • View More
113 votes

How would you define candela?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!