footcandle

noun
foot·​can·​dle | \ -ˈkan-dᵊl How to pronounce footcandle (audio) \

Medical Definition of footcandle

: 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

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“Footcandle.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/footcandle. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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