candle hour

noun

Definition of candle hour

: a unit of light or luminous energy equal to the total luminous energy emitted in one hour by a source having a luminous intensity of one candle

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“Candle hour.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/candle%20hour. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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