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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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The existing lamps provided only 25 foot-candles on the floor.
25 foot-candles, 10 of the 12 cadets identified the handgun correctly, but 2 cadets still incorrectly identified it or stated they could not identify the object.
We'd re-lamp a section, and within six months, the foot-candles would diminish by at least 50% due to dirt and dust.
For example in Normal Mode: 170,000 Lux or 17,000 foot-candles of light is available, while in Turbo Mode illumination can be increased to 220,000 Lux or 22,000 foot-candles.
The Traceable light meter pen reads from 0 to 1,860 foot-candles with a resolution of 0.
An improved, crack-resistant filter reduces visible light (less than 2 foot-candles or 20 lux) while maximizing long wave UV irradiance.
From sustaining high foot-candles throughout and highlighting very little, to lowering the general lighting levels and featuring accents similar to that of high-end retail, supermarkets are inviting customers to experience the space.
The new lighting system, Menders said, will be able to perform at three different levels - 100 foot-candles for television, 60 foot-candles for night track meets and 30 foot-candles for practice.
We put the lighting where it is needed and weren't so concerned about flooding every square inch of the store with a continuous 80 foot-candles.
Those foot-candles are only part of the picture, however; the reflectivity of the objects being illuminated must also be considered.
Gone is the hospital-style emphasis on the head wall and--depending on state regulations--the linear fluorescent light behind the bed, replaced by a minimum of 20 foot-candles of ambient light throughout the room.
The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America recommends a minimum illumination of 30 foot-candles for areas of general ambulation in long term care facilities.