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Meaning of CANDELA

Pronunciation:  kan'deelu

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 Definition: [n]  the basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the System International d'Unites; equal to 1/60 of the luminous intensity per square centimeter of a black body radiating at the temperature of 2,046 degrees Kelvin
 
 Synonyms: candle, cd, standard candle
 
 See Also: candlepower unit, luminous intensity unit

 

 

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