Violle standard

\ ˈvyȯl- \
variants: or Violle
plural -s

Definition of Violle standard

: a photometric unit that is the luminous intensity of a square centimeter of platinum at the temperature of solidification and equals about 20 candles

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History and Etymology for Violle standard

after Jules Violle †1923 French physicist

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“Violle standard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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