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lu·mi·nous in·ten·si·ty (I),

the luminous flux per unit solid angle in a given direction.
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lu·mi·nous in·ten·si·ty

(I) (lū'mi-nŭs in-ten'si-tē)
The luminous flux per unit solid angle in a given direction.
Synonym(s): radiant intensity.
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intensity, luminous

Quotient of the luminous flux leaving the source, propagated in an element of solid angle containing the given direction, divided by the element of solid angle. Symbol: I. Unit: candela (CIE).
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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