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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Units of illumination.

Usage examples (6)
  • As little as two footcandles of light can disrupt the delicate process by which delta-9-THC accumulates in the buds.
  • It was gratifying to know that if their remaining tube faded to a strength of a few footcandles, Sowelmanu would still be able to see clearly enough by it to guide them.
  • Milena Simeonova's exhortation to look beyond the simple watts per square foot and footcandles and focus on the human response to lighting.
  • Of course, skylights and windows have been around forever; the reason the fluorescent fixture took over is that the engineers wanted control - to get precisely the right number... for more
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