What does Chandelier mean?

Definitions for Chandelier
ˌʃæn dlˈɪərChan·de·lier

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chandelier, pendant, pendent(noun)

    branched lighting fixture; often ornate; hangs from the ceiling


  1. chandelier(Noun)

    A branched, often ornate, lighting fixture suspended from the ceiling

  2. chandelier(Noun)

    A fictional bidder used to increase the price at an auction. Also called a wall.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chandelier(noun)

    a candlestick, lamp, stand, gas fixture, or the like, having several branches; esp., one hanging from the ceiling

  2. Chandelier(noun)

    a movable parapet, serving to support fascines to cover pioneers

  3. Origin: [F. See Chandler.]


  1. Chandelier

    A chandelier is a branched, decorative ceiling-mounted light fixture. Chandeliers are often ornate, using dozens of lamps and complex arrays of glass or crystal prisms to illuminate a room with refracted light.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chandelier

    shan-de-lēr′, n. a frame with branches for holding lights.—ns. Chand′ler, originally a candle maker and dealer: a dealer generally; Chand′lering.—adv. Chand′lerly.—ns. Chand′lery, goods sold by a chandler; Ship′-chand′ler, dealer in general stores for ships. [Fr.,—Low L. candelaria, a candlestick—L. candēla, a candle.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. chandelier

    In military engineering, a wooden frame, which was filled with fascines, to form a traverse in sapping.

Editors Contribution

  1. chandelier

    A type of light shade or light fitting which can be created and designed in many forms.

    Currently there are many types of chandeliers, some with crystals, light bulbs, branches and designs.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 15, 2015  

How to pronounce Chandelier?

  1. Alex
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How to say Chandelier in sign language?

  1. chandelier


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Chandelier in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Chandelier in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Chandelier in a Sentence

  1. Eric Frederickson:

    For the artist, I think he was thinking more abstractly about the sculpture and the light possibilities in The Spinning Chandelier, i'm not sure how much the social implications are in there.

Images & Illustrations of Chandelier

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