Candlepower, candlelight, or simply candles was a measure of light intensity.
During the 24th century, Galaxy-class starship computers could set the light level of a room to a specific candlepower. (TNG: "Galaxy's Child")
Spock calculated that one million candles per square inch was required to kill the neural parasite encountered on Deneva. (TOS: "Operation -- Annihilate!")
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