bougie d'ecimale

Bougie d\'ecimale

Bou*gie" d['e]`ci`male"\ [F., lit., decimal candle.] A photometric standard used in France, having the value of one twentieth of the Violle platinum standard, or slightly less than a British standard candle. Called also decimal candle.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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