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Synonyms for candle
ˈkæn dlcan·dle

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  1. candle, taper, wax lightnoun

    stick of wax with a wick in the middle

    Synonyms:
    wick, standard candle, taper, wax light, cd, candela

  2. candle, candela, cd, standard candleverb

    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

    Synonyms:
    wax light, taper, compact disc, candela, atomic number 48, cd, standard candle, compact disk, certificate of deposit, cadmium

  3. candleverb

    examine eggs for freshness by holding them against a light

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  1. candlenoun

    Synonyms:
    taper, cierge, rushlight, serge

    Associated words:
    chandler, wick, snuff, socket, accensor, petrostearine, sconce, sweal

  2. candlenoun

    Synonyms:
    chandlery

    Associated words:
    chandler, wick, snuff, socket, accensor, petrostearine, sconce, sweal

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "candle":

    bougie, candela, candles, wax, vela, candlelight, truism

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. CANDLE

    Synonyms:
    Candesartan vs Losartan Efficacy Study

  2. candle

    Synonyms:
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How to use candle in a sentence?

  1. Carl Sandburg:

    Our lives are like a candle in the wind.

  2. Akshay Mooliya , 16:

    I lit a candle and put his photo in a frame on a table, we prayed for his soul. That was all we could really do.

  3. De La Rochefoucauld.:

    Absence extinguishes small passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out a candle, and blows in a fire.

  4. Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson:

    Remember that in a hall of perfect darkness, totally dark, if you light one small candle, its light will be seen from afar; its precious light will be seen by everyone.

  5. The Post:

    The moon dropped over like an ominous curtain, it was as if the black-hand of fate had snuffed man’s solar candle. And suddenly the watching thousands realized the wonder of the universe and the weakness of little men.


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