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Definitions of candle:
  • noun:   stick of wax with a wick in the middle
  • noun:   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
  • verb:   examine eggs for freshness by holding them against a light
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #38441)

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