Candle ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Candle ( noun )

A stick or taper of wax, tallow, or other fatty substance with an embedded wick that is burned to provide light.

Origin:

Middle english, from old english candele, from latin candela, from candere to shine.

Examples:

  1. She lit a candle and placed it on the altar.
  2. The candle flickered in the wind.
  3. He held the candle close to the painting to get a better look.
  4. The room was dimly lit by a single candle.
  5. She blew out the candle and went to bed.

(As a verb)

Candle ( verb )

A stick or taper of wax, tallow, or other fatty substance with an embedded wick that is burned to provide light.

Origin:

Middle english, from old english candele, from latin candela, from candere to shine.

Examples:

  1. She lit a candle and placed it on the altar.
  2. The candle flickered in the wind.
  3. He held the candle close to the painting to get a better look.
  4. The room was dimly lit by a single candle.
  5. She blew out the candle and went to bed.
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