foot-candle

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foot–can·dle

noun \-ˈkan-dəl\

Definition of FOOT-CANDLE

:  a unit of illuminance on a surface that is everywhere one foot from a uniform point source of light of one candle and equal to one lumen per square foot

First Known Use of FOOT-CANDLE

1906

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