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English definition of “candle”

candle

noun [C]     /ˈkæn.dl̩/
B1 a stick-shaped piece of wax with a wick (= piece of string) in the middle of it that produces light as it slowly burns: Shall I light a candle?Lighting and light fittings in the home
(Definition of candle noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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