• synonyms

Hefner candle

See more synonyms for Hefner candle on Thesaurus.com
noun Optics.
  1. a German unit of luminous intensity, equal to 0.92 of a candela.
Show More

Origin of Hefner candle

1895–1900; named after F. von Hefner-Alteneck (1845–1904), German electrical engineer
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018