Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A unit of illumination; the illumination from a standard candle at a distance of one meter. See illumination, 1. Also called meter-candle.

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Examples

  • Their candle-meter values in the positions selected were respectively 18 and 64, as appears from the statement of conditions at the top of Table 22.

    The Dancing Mouse A Study in Animal Behavior

  • To sum up and state clearly the method of defining the brightness of the light in the following experiments: the candle-meter value of each light by which an electric-box was illuminated, as determined by the use of a

    The Dancing Mouse A Study in Animal Behavior

  • The nearest approach that it is possible for me to make to such an objective measurement is a statement of the composition and thickness of the filters and of the candle-meter value of the light when it entered the filter.

    The Dancing Mouse A Study in Animal Behavior

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