stilb

noun

ˈstilb
plural -s
: a cgs unit of brightness equal to one candle per square centimeter of cross section perpendicular to the rays

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek stilbē lamp

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“Stilb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stilb. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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