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stilb

[stilb] /stɪlb/
noun, Optics.
1.
a unit of luminance, equal to one candle per square centimeter.
Origin
< Greek stílbē lamp
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stilb

/stɪlb/
noun
1.
(physics) a unit of luminance equal to 1 candela per square centimetre sb
Word Origin
C20: from Greek stilbē lamp
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stilb
  (stĭlb)   
The unit of illuminance in the centimeter-gram-second system, equal to one candela per square centimeter.
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