[ US /ˈkændəɫ/ ]
[ UK /kˈændə‍l/ ]
  1. stick of wax with a wick in the middle
  2. the basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the Systeme 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
  1. examine eggs for freshness by holding them against a light
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How To Use candle In A Sentence

  • Country pursuits on offer include sheep-racing, woodcarving with chainsaws, small-bore rifle-shooting, wool-spinning, bee demonstrations, candle-making and ferret-racing.
  • So he entered and going up to the candles which burnt in the tent snuffed them and sprinkled levigated henbane on the wicks; after which he withdrew and waited without the marquee, till the smoke of the burning henbane reached The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • There were floating candles that decorated the pool and the fountain, as well as ornamental flowers arrangements.
  • Its candlelit restaurant is one of the most romantic spots on the island, with a menu that goes beyond green curry. Times, Sunday Times
  • Eggs were labeled with a permanent marker, candled to estimate the stage of development, weighed to the nearest 0.5 g using a spring scale, and measured (length and width) to the nearest 0.1 mm with calipers.
  • Scented candles, especially the industrial strength and size that many people light around the holidays, give off more than fragrance-studies show they produce tiny bits of pollution known as particulates that can inflame the respiratory tract and aggravate asthma, Dr. Sublett says. Top headlines
  • An inquest heard that the fire started after friends of Mr Wright lit candles in his flat while he had gone out drinking with a friend.
  • The roof terrace looks down into the Grassmarket, while inside the subdued lighting and dark wooden furniture lends itself to romantic candlelit dinners.
  • Step6: With tray Cheng Fangling's random bottle container canister, get ready for the guest brush towel, the odour of more ameliorable toilet after beautiful sweet candle is ignited.
  • A brief program with music and merriment begins the ceremony, then an honorary candlelighter lights his or her candle and starts passing it along through the crowd. - Local News
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