Definitions for standard candle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. candle, candela, cd, standard candle(noun)

    the basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to 1/60 of the luminous intensity per square centimeter of a black body radiating at the temperature of 2,046 degrees Kelvin


  1. standard candle(Noun)

    Any astronomical object of known absolute magnitude. Its distance can then be calculated from its apparent magnitude.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of standard candle in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of standard candle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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