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foot-candle

[foo͡t′kandəl]
Etymology: AS, fot; L, candela, light
a unit of illumination being 1 lumen per square foot or equivalent to 1.0764 milliphots. Compare lux. See also phot.

foot-candle

An amount of light equivalent to 1 lumen per square foot.
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Entrances into parking structures should feature at least 60 foot candles of illumination to ease the transition from a bright exterior into the garage.
Inspection of plated parts is enhanced by more than 100 foot candles of light throughout the plant.
The idea is to keep the ambient lighting fairly low while hitting the products with a much higher level of foot candles.
As the lighting level of a site approached three foot candles, the security ratings increased significantly.
The four LED tubes in this fixture measure four feet long and are second generation models that produce 30% more foot candles of illumination at 8 feet as measured by an Extech light meter than typical T8 tubes.