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Meaning of "votive candle" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF VOTIVE CANDLE

votive candle  [ˈvəʊtɪv ˈkændəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VOTIVE CANDLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Votive candle is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES VOTIVE CANDLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

votive candle

Votive candle

A votive candle or prayer candle is a small candle, typically white or beeswax yellow, intended to be burnt as a votive offering in a religious ceremony. It now also refers to a standard size of candle two inches tall by one and a half inches diameter, of any color or scent.

Definition of votive candle in the English dictionary

The definition of votive candle in the dictionary is a small white candle that was originally burnt as a votive offering in church.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VOTIVE CANDLE


bundle
ˈbʌndəl
candle
ˈkændəl
coromandel
ˌkɒrəˈmændəl
dandle
ˈdændəl
Grendel
ˈɡrɛndəl
Handel
ˈhændəl
handle
ˈhændəl
Jandal
ˈdʒændəl
Kendall
ˈkɛndəl
kindle
ˈkɪndəl
manhandle
ˈmænˌhændəl
mishandle
ˌmɪsˈhændəl
outhandle
ˌaʊtˈhændəl
overhandle
ˌəʊvəˈhændəl
panhandle
ˈpænˌhændəl
rehandle
riːˈhændəl
sandal
ˈsændəl
scandal
ˈskændəl
stickhandle
ˈstɪkˌhændəl
vandal
ˈvændəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VOTIVE CANDLE

vote-catching
vote-loser
vote-winner
voteable
voteen
voteless
voter
voter registration
voter registration card
voting
voting booth
voting machine
voting paper
voting precinct
voting rights
voting share
votive
votively
votiveness
votress

WORDS THAT END LIKE VOTIVE CANDLE

bell, book, and candle
brindle
crank handle
dead man´s handle
door handle
fly off the handle
fondle
foot-candle
international candle
not worth the candle
rekindle
Roman candle
rush candle
spindle
standard candle
starting handle
swindle
tallow candle
trundle
wandle

Synonyms and antonyms of votive candle in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «votive candle» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VOTIVE CANDLE

Find out the translation of votive candle to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of votive candle from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «votive candle» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

许愿蜡烛
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vela votiva
570 millions of speakers

English

votive candle
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मन्नत मोमबत्ती
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شمعة نذري
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

обету свечи
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

vela votiva
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মজাদার মোমবাতি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bougie votive
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lilin votive
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Votiv- Kerze
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

奉納ろうそく
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

봉헌 촛불
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lilin votive
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nến vàng mã
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உறுதியான மெழுகுவர்த்தி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वांशिक मेणबत्त्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Adak mum
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

candela votiva
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wotywna świeczka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

обітниці свічки
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

lumânare votiv
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αναθηματικό κερί
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

votief kers
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

votivljus
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

votive stearinlys
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of votive candle

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VOTIVE CANDLE»

The term «votive candle» is regularly used and occupies the 100.832 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VOTIVE CANDLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about votive candle

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VOTIVE CANDLE»

Discover the use of votive candle in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to votive candle and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Fine Art of Candle Making
Often it entails more than one votive candle, but not always. Votives are very cost effective because they burn for about fifteen hours. Votives must have a holder as they are not safe to use as a free standing candle. Many individuals choose to ...
Martha Alexander
2
Candle Making Made Easy!:
Each piece of votive candle often entails more than 1 votive candle. 2. These are quite cost effective as the votives burn for around fifteen hours. These must be used with a holder else the votive candles are not considered safe while free ...
Wings of Success, Gerry Park
3
Cathy's Candles: Rekindle an Old Craft, Create Candles by ...
Now your base votive candle is complete. Do not insert your wick into your hole until you have completed the antiquing process to your candle. For antiquing your votive follow these instructions. Melt beeswax at a low temperature. When the ...
Catherine Basten, 2011
4
A Definitive Guide To Candle Making: This Excellent Guide ...
Cаndlеѕ. Votive саndlеѕ аrе simple,yetbeautiful. Thеѕесаndlеѕаrе оftеn uѕеdtо accent a сеntеr рiесе оrdesign.Oftеnit entailsmоrеthаnоnе votive candle, but nоt always. Votivesаrеvеrу соѕt еffесtivе bесаuѕе they burn fоr аbоut fifteen hours.
Mark J. Elliott, 2013
5
The Candlemaker's Companion: A Complete Guide to Rolling, ...
When illuminated by a burning votive candle inside, a wax hurricane lamp resembles a glowing pillar candle. Use high-melting-point wax so that the candle burning inside it will be less likely to melt the hurricane lamp and so that it will hold its ...
Betty Oppenheimer, 2001
6
Easy-to-Make Candles
Remove the wax shell from the mould and then place a votive candle inside. wax, and heat it to 180° F. (82° C.). Place a small paper cap or glass on a level surface and pour about 3 inches of wax into it. Let it cool and, if you used a paper cup, ...
Gary V. Guy, 1979
7
The Magick Toolbox: The Ultimate Compendium for Choosing and ...
"Ball" candles could be called short. round versions of the pillar and are often refilled with a small votive candle. Some candles are poured into a container. These are not widely used in ritual. but they will work. As they burn down. you will need ...
Carl F. Neal, 2004
8
Perfume, Soap and Candle Making: The Beginners Guide
A. Simple. Votive. Candle. The ingredients for votive candle are Molds Zinc core wicks – from 2.5 to six inches Paraffin Wax (Votive blend) – 14.5 oz Fragrance Oil – 1 oz Yellow candle dye – 10 drops Prepare the Mold Set the mold in a pan or ...
Irene Palmer
9
Candle Creations: Ideas for Decoration and Display
Materials: • Large copper star shaped cookie cutter • 6" gold doilies • 6" x 6" gold iridescent vellum • Glass votive holder • Red votive candle • Tacky glue Instructions: 1. When you remove doilies from the package they stick together. Keep three ...
Vivian Peritts, 2001
10
Creating Love
Chuparosa Glass Votive Ritual: Buy a commercial Seven Day glass votive candle with the image of a hummingbird on it. Anoint the candle with honeysuckle oil. Recite the 23rd Psalm or the Song of Solomon from the Bible and let the candle ...
Samantha Stevens, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VOTIVE CANDLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term votive candle is used in the context of the following news items.
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Netflix, Comedy Central Mock Catholics (Not Muslims) to Promote …
They also used the Catholic-candle theme in posters released a few weeks ago, ... the depiction appears inside votive candles and is posted on the outside of ... «NewsBusters, May 15»
2
The New 'Orange Is The New Black' Season 3 Poster Is Divine
For the uninitiated, votive candles like these are common objects of worship used in Christian prayer, particularly in the Roman Catholic tradition and in Mexican ... «MTV.com, Apr 15»
3
This is How Easy it is to Make Your Own Candles
There are three main types of candles: pillar candles, container candles, and votive candles. Pillar candles require hard wax, because they are not formed in a ... «Care2.com, Mar 15»
4
Winnipeg candles will be in stars' hands at Grammys
For the Oscars and the Grammys, Buhse and Jansen have created three signature votive candles as a gift set: "Swag Bag and Jet Lag" (coffee), "Fake Lashes ... «Winnipeg Sun, Feb 15»
5
Donna Erickson: Light up your life with candles
Candles have been glowing this month on our advent wreath, on my husband's ... What's left is a cavity in the middle, where a votive candle will later be placed. «TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press, Dec 14»
6
Firefighters warn dry Christmas trees can catch fire fast
Filled with household items and Christmas decorations just like you'd have in your own living room, firefighters lit a votive candle sitting on a table next to a dry ... «kgw.com, Dec 14»
7
Three Favorite Latino-Themed Southwest Holiday Traditions
A farolito, which means a small lantern, is traditionally a brown paper bag with a votive candle inside. (Though commercially these are referred to as luminarias, ... «NBCNews.com, Dec 14»
8
C. Wonder Votive Candle Set
Heaven-scent. Packaged in a gorgeous gift box, our fresh-for-summer set of three scented votives brings the complex and invigorating scent of the garden ... «POPSUGAR, Nov 14»
9
Smell of Success: Kringle Candle expands, looks for ways to market …
Here, Michael Kittredge III, founder and president of the Kringle Candle Company, ... Competitor Yankee Candle promotes Sampler votive candles as a way for ... «The Republican - masslive.com, Aug 14»
10
Catholic Church of Montreal rallies Canadiens fans to light virtual …
... Montreal has jumped so heavily onto the bandwagon, even creating an online mosaic where Canadiens fans can light virtual votive candles in support of their ... «Yahoo News Canada, Apr 14»

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