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  1. candle

    • IPA[ˈkand(ə)l]

    美式

    • n.
      a cylinder or block of wax or tallow with a central wick that is lit to produce light as it burns.;a unit of luminous intensity, superseded by the candela.
    • v.
      (of a poultry breeder) test (an egg) for freshness or fertility by holding it to the light
    • verb: candle, 3rd person present: candles, gerund or present participle: candling, past tense: candled, past participle: candled

    • noun: candle, plural noun: candles

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    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. a cylinder or block of wax or tallow with a central wick that is lit to produce light as it burns.
    • a unit of luminous intensity, superseded by the candela.

    動詞

    • 1. (of a poultry breeder) test (an egg) for freshness or fertility by holding it to the light the egg was candled—it was fertile