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candle British & World English

A cylinder or block of wax or tallow with a central wick which is lit to produce light as it burns

ear candle British & World English

A hollow tube of wax-coated paper or other material, made for use in ear candling

foot-candle British & World English

A unit of illumination (now little used) equal to that given by a source of one candela at a distance of one foot (equivalent to one lumen per square foot or 10.764 lux)

Roman candle British & World English

A firework giving off a series of flaming coloured balls and sparks

corpse candle British & World English

A lambent flame seen just above the ground in a churchyard or over a grave, superstitiously regarded as an omen of death

paschal candle British & World English

A large candle blessed and lit on Holy Saturday and placed by the altar until Pentecost

sulphur candle British & World English

A candle containing sulphur, burnt to produce sulphur dioxide for fumigation

burn the candle at both ends British & World English

Go to bed late and get up early

the game's not worth the candle British & World English

The potential advantages to be gained from doing something do not justify the cost or trouble involved

the game's not worth the candle in candle British & World English

The potential advantages to be gained from doing something do not justify the cost or trouble involved

candlelit British & World English

Lit by a candle or candles

candlepower British & World English

Illuminating power expressed in candelas or candles

candleholder British & World English

A holder or support for a candle

sulfur candle in sulphur candle British & World English

A candle containing sulphur, burnt to produce sulphur dioxide for fumigation

international candle in candle British & World English

A unit of luminous intensity, superseded by the candela

candle New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

unit of luminous intensity, superseded by the candela

candle English Thesaurus

chandler

candle English-Spanish

vela feminine, candela feminine

candle snuffer in candle English-Spanish

apagavelas masculine

to burn the candle at both ends in candle English-Spanish

tratar de abarcar demasiado, hacer* de la noche día

she can't o doesn't hold a candle to her sister in candle English-Spanish

no le llega ni a la suela del zapato a la hermana