Hefner candle

noun
Hef·​ner candle | \ ˈhefnə(r)- \

Definition of Hefner candle

: a German standard unit of luminous intensity equal to about 0.92 of the candela

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History and Etymology for Hefner candle

after Friedrich von Hefner -Alteneck †1904 German electrical engineer

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“Hefner candle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hefner%20candle. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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