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Candidates

ˈkandɪdeɪt

Meanings of Candidates:

noun

A person who applies for a job or is nominated for election.

Usage examples:

Candidates applying for this position should be computer-literate

Meanings of Candidature:

noun

The fact or condition of standing for a position or status; candidacy.

Usage examples:

She is completing her phd candidature as a part-time student

Candidatures

ˈkæn.dɪ.də.si

Meanings of Candidatures:

noun

The fact or condition of standing for a position or status; candidacy.

Usage examples:

She is completing her phd candidature as a part-time student

Candidiasis

ˌkandɪˈdʌɪəsɪs

Meanings of Candidiasis:

noun

Infection with candida, especially as causing oral or vaginal thrush.

Usage examples:

Fungal infections such as candidiasis and aspergillosis are more commonly found in bmt recipients t…

Candidly

ˈkæn.dɪd.li

Meanings of Candidly:

adverb

In an honest and straightforward way; frankly.

Usage examples:

He candidly discussed his efforts to find employment

Candied

ˈkæn.did

Meanings of Candied:

adjective

(of fruit, nuts, etc.) preserved by being coated and impregnated with a sugar syrup.

Usage examples:

Candied fruit
verb

Preserve (fruit, nuts, etc.) by coating and saturating it with a sugar syrup.

Usage examples:

I candied the walnuts with maple syrup

Meanings of Candier:

noun

A person who candies edible plants, fruits, etc.

Candies

ˈkæn.di

Meanings of Candies:

noun

Sweets; confectionery.

Usage examples:

People sat eating popcorn and candy
verb

Preserve (fruit, nuts, etc.) by coating and saturating it with a sugar syrup.

Usage examples:

I candied the walnuts with maple syrup

Meanings of Candify:

verb

Candy.

Meanings of Candiru:

noun

A minute, slender catfish of the amazon region, feeding by sucking blood from other fishes and sometimes entering the body orifices of mammals. it is notorious for its occasional habit of entering the urethra of human bathers.

Usage examples:

The candiru feeds parasitically by burrowing into body orifices, jamming itself in place using barb…

Candle

ˈkæn.dəl

Meanings of Candle:

noun

A cylinder or block of wax or tallow with a central wick which is lit to produce light as it burns.

Usage examples:

The candle flickered in the cold night air
verb

(of a poultry breeder) test (an egg) for freshness or fertility by holding it to the light.

Usage examples:

The egg was candled—it was fertile

Candleberries

ˈkandəlˌbɛri

Meanings of Candleberries:

noun

Any of a number of trees or shrubs whose berries or seeds yield a wax or oil that can be used for making candles.

Usage examples:

If either bayberries or candleberries were available, they would be boiled until the wax rose to th…

Candled

ˈkand(ə)l

Meanings of Candled:

verb

(of a poultry breeder) test (an egg) for freshness or fertility by holding it to the light.

Usage examples:

The egg was candled—it was fertile
noun

A cylinder or block of wax or tallow with a central wick which is lit to produce light as it burns.

Usage examples:

The candle flickered in the cold night air

Meanings of Candlefish:

noun

A small edible marine fish with oily flesh, occurring on the west coast of north america.

Usage examples:

Gulls wheeled and screamed over the first slug of spawning candlefish.

Meanings of Candlefishes:

noun

A small edible marine fish with oily flesh, occurring on the west coast of north america.

Usage examples:

Gulls wheeled and screamed over the first slug of spawning candlefish.

Candleholder

ˈkand(ə)lˌhəʊldə

Meanings of Candleholder:

noun

A holder or support for a candle.

Usage examples:

I m always very careful with them and am conscious of putting the candles into proper candleholders…

Candlelit

ˈkandllɪt

Meanings of Candlelit:

adjective

Lit by a candle or candles.

Usage examples:

A romantic candlelit dinner

Candlemas

ˈkand(ə)lmas

Meanings of Candlemas:

noun

A christian festival held on 2 february to commemorate the purification of the virgin mary (after childbirth, according to jewish law) and the presentation of christ in the temple. candles were traditionally blessed at this festival.

Usage examples:

Inclusion of the candle thus marks mary's christianization of the jewish purification ritual, and f…

Meanings of Candlenut:

noun

An evergreen tree of the spurge family, with large seeds that yield an oil used for lighting and other purposes, native to se asia and the south pacific islands.

Usage examples:

In a food processor, purée the lemongrass, garlic, turmeric, galangal, ginger, candlenuts, onion, c…

Candlepower

ˈkand(ə)lpaʊə

Meanings of Candlepower:

noun

Illuminating power expressed in candelas or candles.

Usage examples:

A 16-candlepower lamp

Meanings of Candles:

noun

A cylinder or block of wax or tallow with a central wick which is lit to produce light as it burns.

Usage examples:

The candle flickered in the cold night air
verb

(of a poultry breeder) test (an egg) for freshness or fertility by holding it to the light.

Usage examples:

The egg was candled—it was fertile

Meanings of Candlesnuffer:

noun

A small hollow metal cone on the end of a handle, used to extinguish a candle by smothering the flame.

Usage examples:

Many experts believe that you should use a snuffer when extinguishing flames.

Candlestick

ˈkand(ə)lstɪk

Meanings of Candlestick:

noun

A support or holder for one or more candles, typically one that is tall and thin.

Usage examples:

This figurine was designed as a candlestick, with the holder protruding from the base on either side.

Candlesticks

ˈkand(ə)lstɪk

Meanings of Candlesticks:

noun

A support or holder for one or more candles, typically one that is tall and thin.

Usage examples:

This figurine was designed as a candlestick, with the holder protruding from the base on either side.

Meanings of Candlewick:

noun

A thick, soft cotton fabric with a raised, tufted pattern.

Usage examples:

A candlewick dressing gown

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