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n :  the base unit of luminous intensity in the International System of Units that is equal to the luminous intensity in a given direction of a source which emits monochromatic radiation of frequency 540 × 1012hertz and has a radiant intensity in that direction of 1/683 watt per unit solid angle - abbr. cd - called also candle  .
Similar sounding terms:  can·dle  con·dyle  co·nid·i·al  gon·o·tyl 

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