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From Old English candel < Latin candēla (a candle) < candeō (I am white, bright, shining); see candid.

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Singular
Candle

Plural
Candles

Candle (plural Candles)
  1. A light source consisting of a wick embedded in a solid, flammable substance such as wax, tallow, or paraffin.
  2. The protruding, removable portion of a filter, particularly a water filter.
  3. (obsolete) A unit of luminous intensity, now replaced by the SI unit candela.
  4. Patrono:Forestry a fast growing, light colored, upward-growing shoot on a pine tree in the spring. As growth slows in summer, the shoot darkens and is no longer highlighted to one’s view.

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Infinitive
to Candle

Third person singular
Candles

Simple past
candled

Past participle
candled

Present participle
candling

to Candle (third-person singular simple present Candles, present participle candling, simple past and past participle candled)
  1. Patrono:Embryology To observe the growth of an embryo inside an egg, using a bright light source.
  2. Patrono:Pottery To dry greenware prior to beginning of the firing cycle, setting the kiln at 200° Celsius until all water is removed from the greenware.

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