luminous intensity

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lu·mi·nous in·ten·si·ty (I),

the luminous flux per unit solid angle in a given direction.

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.

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).
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