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Bougie vs. Candle

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  • Bougie (noun)

    A tapered cylindrical instrument for introducing an object into a tubular anatomical structure, or to dilate such a structure, as with an esophageal bougie.

  • Bougie (noun)

    A wax candle.

  • Bougie (adjective)

    Behaving like or pertaining to people of a higher social status, middle-class / bourgeoisie people sometimes carrying connotations of fakeness, elitism, or snobbery.

  • Candle (noun)

    A light source consisting of a wick embedded in a solid, flammable substance such as wax, tallow, or paraffin.

  • Candle (noun)

    The protruding, removable portion of a filter, particularly a water filter.

  • Candle (noun)

    A unit of luminous intensity, now replaced by the SI unit candela.

  • Candle (noun)

    A fast-growing, light-colored, upward-growing shoot on a pine tree in the spring. As growth slows in summer, the shoot darkens and is no longer conspicuous.

  • Candle (verb)

    To observe the growth of an embryo inside (an egg), using a bright light source.

  • Candle (verb)

    To dry greenware prior to beginning of the firing cycle, setting the kiln at 200° Celsius until all water is removed from the greenware.

  • Candle (verb)

    To check an item (such as an envelope) by holding it between a light source and the eye.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Bougie (noun)

    A long, flexible instrument, that is introduced into the urethra, esophagus, etc., to remove obstructions, or for the other purposes. It was originally made of waxed linen rolled into cylindrical form.

  • Bougie (noun)

    A long slender rod consisting of gelatin or some other substance that melts at the temperature of the body. It is impregnated with medicine, and designed for introduction into urethra, etc.

  • Candle (noun)

    A slender, cylindrical body of tallow, containing a wick composed of loosely twisted linen of cotton threads, and used to furnish light.

  • Candle (noun)

    That which gives light; a luminary.

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