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Synonyms for candela

the basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

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One Million Candle Power Quartz Halogen Spotlight, B&Q.
But Voice, who said he shone the five million candle power lamp from a window of his flat to disperse anti-social youths from his estate, successfully appealed against the jail sentence yesterday, resulting in his release after serving 18 days behind bars.
This 15 million candle power spotlight comes with two brightness levels, an adjustable swivel stand, a dual home/car charger and burns for 60 minutes on high, 70 minutes on low.
"We designed the lens of polycarbonate material, which effectively magnifies and disperses the 50 watt halogen light (1,000,000 measured candle power) over a wide area behind the vehicle," Ahrenholtz says.
right on his own Texas doorstep from supporters of Cindy Sheehan, whose soldier son died in Iraq; Candle power: Elaine, left, joins the vigil in Wellfleet
Okay, so do you really need a 10,000,000 candle power flashlight?
Maureen Dillon, in her exploration of the social history of domestic lighting, explains how in the days of candle power an abundance of light was an expression of wealth - you had money to burn.
New lighting across the store -- with nearly double the candle power -- and lower shelf units make for a brighter, more open look.
After a 2.6-second delay, a one million candle power flash and 150-decibel bang will accompany the release of the one hundred rubber pellets in a 360-degree direction.
CANDLE POWER: Six-year-old Balinese Australian Sasha Beekman lights a candle in memory of the victims of the October 12 terrorist bomb blast; Picture: Brian Cassey