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Definition of candela noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

candela

 noun
noun
NAmE//kænˈdɛlə//
 
, NAmE//kænˈdilə//
 
(abbreviation cd) (physics)
 
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a unit for measuring the amount of light that shines in a particular direction
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: candela