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candles, plural;
  1. (of a poultry breeder) Test (an egg) for freshness or fertility by holding it to the light

  1. A cylinder or block of wax or tallow with a central wick that is lit to produce light as it burns

  2. A unit of luminous intensity, superseded by the candela

  1. stick of wax with a wick in the middle
  2. examine eggs for freshness by holding them against a light
  3. 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
  4. A candle is a solid block of fuel (commonly wax) and an embedded wick, which is lit to provide light, and sometimes heat.
  5. Candle is a Christian band that is best known for their Agapeland related children's albums Music Machine and Bullfrogs and Butterflies. They recorded children's albums for Sparrow Records' Birdwing branch.
  6. Candle is a science fiction novel by John Barnes that was published in 2000, it is part of the author's Century Next Door series.
  7. "Candle (Sick and Tired)" is a pop rock song recorded by American band The White Tie Affair, released as the lead single from their debut album, Walk This Way. ...
  8. Candle is a single by the band Skinny Puppy, taken from their 1996 album The Process. The song was atypical of the band's normal output in that it was based around acoustic guitar.
  9. (Candles (album)) Candles is an album by the funk band Heatwave. It was released in 1980.
  10. A light source consisting of a wick embedded in a solid, flammable substance such as wax, tallow, or paraffin; The protruding, removable portion of a filter, particularly a water filter; A unit of luminous intensity, now replaced by the SI unit candela; a fast growing, light colored, upward- ...
  11. (Candles) (Gr. keri[on]): Candles made of beeswax are used in the Orthodox Church as a form of sacrifice and devotion to God or Saints. They are used in various Orthodox services and ceremonies and are symbolic of Christ, Who is "the Light of the World".
  12. (CANDLES) Represent the illumination of the human spirit, Catira, candles hold the sacred gift from the sun and fire gods. Along with flowers and ribbons, attached candles serve as offerings and payment to the deities who have granted special wishes to a Huichol.
  13. (Candles (Pine)) New growth that has an upright habit and looks similar to candles until it unfurls. The new growth on pines.
  14. (Candles) Light from the sun or from fire had very early religious and mystical significance, and rituals using light in the form of candles became part of religious ceremonies surrounding weddings, funerals, and other important human events, according to O'Dea's Social History of Lighting (pp. ...
  15. (Candles) To see them burning with a clear and steady flame, denotes the constancy of those about you and a well-grounded fortune. For a maiden to dream that she is molding candles, denotes that she will have an unexpected offer of marriage and a pleasant visit to distant relatives. ...
  16. (Candles) indicate you have an intuitive / psychic ability. With your inner light (candle) you can see where others can not.
  17. Candles are used to remind us of the "light of faith."  Because of the light of faith within us, Jesus said, "Let your light shine before all people."  Votive candles are the candles in stands that people light to signify a special intention in their prayers. ...
  18. Candles often reveal a sense of mystery, romance, or supernatural guidance regarding the setting in which they appear. The candle can also be a symbol of providence or security as it may illuminate circumstances. If the candle has an unusually large flame, the fire may be the central image.
  19. Candles symbolize the Light of Christ. They are carried in procession; they are lit when we pray both at home and in Church.
  20. Candles that burn steadily in the dream indicate true love.  For a girl it indicates a possible proposal of marriage.
  21. No candles to be used in and around the property.
  22. Our candles are manufactured from a specially blended Honeywell and IGI paraffin waxes designed for use in containers. All containers are made of heat-resistant glass. All candles utilize only lead-free, zinc core wicks. All of our scents are 100% concentrated fragrance oil. ...
  23. A preset setting on the camera. It is one of the selections for the [SCENE] function. Use this setting when taking pictures under the lighting of a candle or an incandescent lamp. Also, some camera models automatically increase the ISO sensitivity to prevent camera movement blur.
  24. is a light on top of the slot machine. It flashes to alert the operator that change is needed, hand pay is requested or a potential problem with the machine.
  25. Heb. ner , Job 18:6; Job 29:3; Psa 18:28; Pro 24:20, in all which places the Revised Version and margin of Authorized Version have "lamp," by which the word is elsewhere frequently rendered. The Hebrew word denotes properly any kind of candle or lamp or torch. ...