What does candlepower mean?

candlepower meaning in General Dictionary

luminous strength illuminating energy since a lamp or fuel flame measured in candelas discussing the light of a regular candle

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  • luminous intensity measured in candelas

candlepower meaning in Law Dictionary

now-obsolete device which was regularly express degrees of light-intensity with regards to the light emitted by a candle of certain dimensions and constituents. In contemporary consumption Candlepower equates directly to the system known as the candela.

candlepower meaning in Business Dictionary

Older product of luminous power add up to 0.981 candela. It now implies luminous intensity measured in candelas just as 'voltage' means electric potential measured in volts.