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Hefner candle

[hef-ner]
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noun Optics.
  1. a German unit of luminous intensity, equal to 0.92 of a candela.

Origin of Hefner candle

1895–1900; named after F. von Hefner-Alteneck (1845–1904), German electrical engineer
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