candle

candle

意味(日本語)

ろうそく ◇L.candere(=to shine、to grow white)

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意味(英語)

  • (noun) A solid, usually cylindrical mass of tallow, wax, or other fatty substance with an axially embedded wick that is burned to provide light.
  • (noun) Something resembling this object in shape or use.
  • (noun) Physics An obsolete unit of luminous intensity, originally defined in terms of a wax candle with standard composition and equal to 1.02 candelas. Also called international candle.
  • (noun) Physics See candela.
  • (verb-transitive) To examine (an egg) for freshness or fertility by holding it before a bright light.

例文

  • Suppose I take a taper or candle (we can now be liberal in our use of the word “candle, ” since we understand what it means), and place it in one of the tubes; it will go on, you see, burning very well.

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candela

candela

(光)カンデラ、Cd、光度の基本単位

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incense

incense

香(こう) ◇burn incense(=香をたく)

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【広告】

candelabrum

candelabrum

大型しょく台、(数本立てられるろうそく台)

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candescence

candescence

白熱

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candescent

candescent

白熱の、白熱光を出す

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candid

candid

公正な、(色が)淡泊な

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candidacy

candidacy

立候補 ◇(へのfor)

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candidate

candidate

候補者、ローマで候補者が白い上着で街を歩いた、

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candlelight

candlelight

ろうそくの明かり

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candlestick

candlestick

ろうそく立て

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【広告】

cando(u)r

cando(u)r

率直、淡泊 ◇candidの名詞形

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chandelier

chandelier

シャンデリア

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chandler

chandler

ろうそく商人、雑貨商人

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chandlery

chandlery

ろうそく店、雑貨店

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incandesce

incandesce

白熱させる

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incandescent

incandescent

白熱の

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incendiary

incendiary

放火の、火事を引き起こす(ための)

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