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can•de•la



Pronunciation: (kan-dē'lu), [key]
n. Optics.
a unit of luminous intensity, defined as the luminous intensity of a source that emits monochromatic radiation of frequency 540 × 1012 hertz and that has a radiant intensity of 1/683 watt/steradian: adopted in 1979 as the international standard of luminous intensity. Abbr.: Cd

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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