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Candles consist of two main parts, wax and a wick. The wick is lit to provide light. At one time, they were the main source of nighttime light for in most homes. In more modern settings they are used more for fragrance or mood setting. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes, scents, and colors.
Wiki s contributors suggest these methods: Lift the carpet, put a roasting pan under the spill. Then slowly pour boiling water on the wax spill. The wax will melt down though the carpet into the roasting pan. Then do the same for the carpet pad, if it needs it . By the way only the boiling water an…
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I put the candle and holder in the freezer.  You might try warming the vase with a hairdryer to begin to melt the wax around the sides and bottom.  This is opposite the last idea but worked for me. Put the whole thing in the freezer. The vase's material will contract with the cold and…
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Answer A heating gun, you can buy one at wall-mart for about $29.00 It also removes paint,stain, and many other things with low mess. If you place a cloth over the wax and run a warm iron over the top of it, the wax will transfer to the cloth. This works on just about any surface.
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I refer you to the following to the right. A 7th grader's science project came to the conclusion that light-colored candles seem to burn the fastest, she hypothesized a white candle would burn the quickest, but had to amend her conclusion because in her experiment, the yellow candle was fastest bu…
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Answer Catholics light candles during official church services (called liturgy, such as Mass) to indicate the special solemnity of the occasion. Perhaps you are also referring to those stands which have small banks of candles which people can light (usually within small glass containers, colored…
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Put a big pan under the carpet and wax mess. Pour boiling water from a teapot onto the wax. The wax will melt through the carpet and land into the big pan. Fast and easy. From Bonser.   I've heard that using a hair dryer on it while scraping it with a razor blade will work, but in my own exp…
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The ancient Egyptians first invented candles about 5,000 years ago, using beeswax as the candle material. It was independently reinvented a number of times since then, using different materials: for example, the ancient Chinese burned wax from seeds and insects; ancient Indians used cinnamon; Nativ…
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Melted wax
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melt the wax and pour it outAfter melting the wax and pouring it out, immediately wash it out with hot soap and water, then you can also use a paper towel after drying it with a cloth towel to remove left over wax, if it don't come out, reboil your pot and rewash with hot soap and water until the wa…
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A Hanukkah menorah (also called a hanukkiah) has eight candles, with another as shamash - the "assistant candle" that is used to light the others. The structure of the hanukkiah reflects this: The shamash is not in line with the others; it is either above the other eight, or off to the side.
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The Invention of Candles In England bayberry wax was refined for use in making candles. The earliest dipped candles were made of tallow. Not until the early 1800's was paraffin made to replace tallow as the main ingredient for candlemaking.A form of candles were used in China as early as 30…
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It always depends on the size and shape of the candle. The rate at which a candle burns is dependent on the size and composition of the wick, and the thickness, composition, and melting / vaporization rate of the candle wax. Color is not the predominant factor. Other observations * It's not the…
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Light both coils one one end at the same time and let them burn for 30 minutes. At 30 minutes, light the other end of both coils (so that the coil is burning from both ends [inner and outer tip]). Rationale: If it takes 1 hour (60 minutes) to burn the entire coil, then it takes 30 minutes to burn 1…
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There are hundreds of ways and materials, on my wood lathe I've used wood and metal, the latter by spinning flat sheets of metal around wooden forms, the possibilities are endless, and I might add quite beautiful.Please see related links below!
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The rate at which a candle burns is dependent on the size and composition of the wick, and the thickness, composition, and melting / vaporization rate of the candle wax. The composition of the candle is far more important to the burn rate than the color.
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About 5,000 years ago is when the candle was first invented
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The first candles were found in China around 200 BC, and were made from whale fat. Paraffin, which is the waxy substance used for candles today, was first distilled in 1830.
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The footcandle is a measure of the amount of light in a space. For classroomsthe amount of light at desk height should be about 50 footcandles. Parking garagesreguire about 5 foot candles. 1 footcandle is good for street lighting.A unit of measure of the intensity of light falling on a surface, equa…
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Aromatherapy candles can be made from beeswax, soybean wax, vegetable oil with pure essential oil. But the best is to made aromatherapy candles from soy because they're all natural.
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ANSWER Perhaps the yellow candle contains hydrocarbons with a smaller carbon backbone. The smaller the carbon backbone, the faster the molecule (and hotter) will burn. Methane, Ethane, Propane, Butane.... Octane, Ethane (used in creation of ethanol) burn hotter than octane, but are all used for f…
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Many of the candle holders are valued in price close to $30 each. The amount will vary depending upon the exact item, its age and condition.
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It is a chemical. Chemical because you are burning it and it can't be easily changed back to the same candle before it was burnt.
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By wax molded into a shape by heatCandles are made using wax. Wax can come in many forms such as soy wax comes in a flake form and there are other type of waxes that come in a block form. You measure out the amount you need and let it heat to the proper temperature, you then add the fragrance oil of…
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they were made out of wax,fragrance,wicks, and many more thing we use today
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Yes. My 7 year old did this as a science experiment. He used 3 pilliar candles, left one on the counter, put one in the fridge, and one in the freezer - all for 24 hrs. He then lit them and let them burn for 3 hours, checking every 30min. At the end of the 3 hours, the one left on the counter was bu…
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C'mon, folks. This is an old joke. The answer is "Neither--All candles burn shorter." I'm locking this and moving it to the joke/riddle section. === the long thin pink one. ~Not necessarily, it depends on what type of wax is used, the thickness of the wick, and the amount of wind the candle is…
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Parafin wax is nearly like silk
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You can use a hair dryer and as the wax melts either wipe it up with a towel or just let it run out of the candle holder into the waste bin.FREEZE the candle holder, it will pop right out!
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ANSWER: I would try this first. Place the painting on a flat surface and using paper towels and an iron, use low settings first and lay the towels on the wax and iron them off the painting. This should not damage the painting.
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Answer a candle takes longer to burn but it smells nicer, especially if it is a scented candle Actualy it's rubber, candles melt !!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Answer A candle is a device for providing light or dispersing fragrance. The body of a candle is comprised of a solid fuel source, usually paraffin wax. A wick runs through the center of the body of the candle from the bottom, extending out of the top. The wick, which acts as a fuel pump when th…
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Wax, Wicks, Fragrance Oils, Candle Jars, & Safety labels.
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Gearges Bunnot, this man invented the candle that keep our houses light on a supposedly stormy night so our blackouts may be light by georges bunnots famous invention, the candle.
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Ineffective wick No, a toothpick is not effective as a candle wick. According to an experiment that I have performed in my honors chemistry class, the toothpick doesn't burn as reliably as a piece of string, nor does it support combustion as well as a piece of string.  Great Fix However if y…
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I also sold world gift. I wish I knew, what the fair market value is worth today. I also have a collection that I would like to sell. Would really like to know what it is worth. I would like a fair price. Just want to sell it. If anyone knows of anyone that would be interested, or could give me a pr…
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when its burns out the wax will go and where will only be the wick leftedand when the candle stoped and got a little bit left it will go dead hard
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Answer While the compounds released differ from candle to candle they all produce water vapor and carbon dioxide.
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Yes, because it is made out of many materials.
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The rate at which a candle burns is dependent on the size & composition of the wick, & the thickness, composition, & melting.
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A candle is made up of paraffin wax, stearic acid and a wick. If we take 10 spoons of wax we should put one spoon of stearic acid and insert a suitable wick according to the size of the candle.
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They burn at a different rate, but if so, slightly. It really comes down to a few things: 1) Concentration of colorants. 2) The kind of colorant (dye, pigment, liquids, cake solids, etc.) 3) The quality of the colorant (the size of the "solids" used in the color... high quality colorants have pa…
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Of all the components that help make a candle work, the most important is the wick of the candle!! it is the most important part because the size and type of wick are rated to control the burn length of the candle!!Simply, a candle is made by melting the wax and then pouring that mixture into variou…
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Candles are made up of different things. Wax candles are usually made of 1: wax 2: a wick 3: colours 4: scent, natural or chemically derived.
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the yellow candle could not had burned the fastest because white is lighter than yellow and i now becase i did the same project the yellow candle could not had burned the fastest because white is lighter than yellow and i now becase i did the same project
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The proper term is A Chandler/candle maker a person or company that makes and designs candles.
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it means that if the candle flame turns blue, a ghost of a family member is present, but if it turns black, u have a black witch on your hands, this is very bad, and another tip, never use a Ouija board, it attracts dark spirits Answer Scientifically when a flame goes blue it means it is burning pr…
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One superstition about a candle flame turning blue is that it means a ghost is nearby. Some say it is the ghost of a family member. Another superstition about a flame on a candle suddenly turning blue is that it is an omen of coming death.
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Answer The temperature of a candle flame is about 800 degrees Celsius. Answer Depending on the wax, and the concentrations of water of oxygen in the air, somewhere between 1,200 degrees and 1,700 degrees Celsius. The heat capacity and conductivity of air and the exhaust products of combustio…
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carbon dioxide and water if there is not enough oxygen in the air when it burns, then it is called incomplete combustion. a colourless, odourless, poisonous gas carbon monoxide can be formed, as well as the much more common carbon (soot)
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The type of light meter that measures the light intensity in pictures is a foot-candle meter. They help in setting the camera right and help in calculating the best lighting.
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Depending on the wax, and the concentrations of water of Oxygen in the air, somewhere between 1,200 degrees and 1,700 degrees Celsius. The heat capacity and conductivity of air and the exhaust products of combustion, however, are both very low- so in practice, candle flames do not seem very hot (mu…
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Any significative difference, the color is not so important in this case; possible the burning of the white candles is slower because they don't contain dyes. The most important for burning speed are the type of wax and the type of wick.
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In some churches they are sometimes used.
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The difference between the both is that coloured candles have chemicals in them which makes them burn faster then white candles. White candles also have chemicals but not as much which makes them burn slower.
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It depends on what kind of wax that the candle is made out of
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I always had a problem with the melted wax sticking to my candle holders and ended up either scratching or breaking them trying to get the wax off. I was looking on ebay and found a product that makes the wax not stick at all. It's called Candle Care. It is a 6oz. bottle. It lasts a long time and it…
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Yes, burning a candle is a chemical reaction. The easiest way to tell if something is a chemical reaction is if heat or light are given of, a new substance is formed, or a colour change happens. Chemical changes are irreversible.
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There are 8 candles on a Hanukkah-menorah (Hanukkiyah), plus a shamash-candle which is used to light the others.
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I'm sure it is true that different coloring agents have different degrees of flamability, but the effect would be too small to detect, since they are present in only trace amounts. Most candles are made almost entirely of parrafin and burn at the same rate - with some variation based on the size of…
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Yes. You should give them a try. They will remove lots of wax from your ears, and make you feel better afterward. Their ability to make a suction inside the ear is quite impressive, for something so simple. Answer from a conventional medicine perspective: from my experience, no. much better to …
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I'm online searching for more options because our local Hobby Lobby has sold out of these! They do have them in from time to time.
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actually sented candles burn slower then non-sented candles The answer above is correct though many people think that is makes no difference. So I suggest you get a lot of answers from people and find the majority.
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It has to do with the type of wax it is made of. Beeswax takes the longest and soft wax takes the shortest.
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Red will probably be the fastest. I've experimented lately and my solution is Red.2 times the white, 1 time for the blue and 5 times for the red. Thanks for asking!
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it means no one you shine brightly and others are in your shadow
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You can use any sort of paper bag, yes.
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A chandler
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they made them from tables the plant is milkweed
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Paraffin wax!GOSH!
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Yes you do, using a tool called a Menorah. Each night of Hannukah, you add another candle to the Menorah, lighting them in succession with the Shamash, which sits in the middle once you're done lighting the candles and saying the prayers.
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A miracle that God did.Answer:The Seleucids (Syrian-Greeks) under Antiochus Epiphanes (2nd century BCE), at the instigation of the Hellenizers, had forbidden various Torah-practices in Judea, such as Sabbath-observance and circumcision, rededicated the Temple to a Greek idol, and pressed the J…
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yes they do because of the wax different.
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The Hanukkah candles do not have names. On the first night we light one candle , the second night 2, and so on until the eighth night when we light 8. Actually, the eight candles are lit by a special ninth candle called the 'shamash', which means helper.
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The best way to remove candle wax from cloth is to lay a paper towel over it. Go over it with a hot iron until the wax melts and soaks into the paper towel.
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Not significantly but if you check another website it might tell you about the density of the candle.
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When you try to light a piece of solid wax, it melts, but it does not burn. If solid wax doesnt burn, how does a candle burn? Is it the string wick that is in the middle of the candle that burns? String will burn, but it doesnt burn like a candle does. How then does a candle burn? When you light th…
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it is because the people there thought this king or leader landed there and gave them freedom. And they thought the leaders birth day was on christmas.
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For the wax, yes. It changes to a liquid and then back to a solid. But some of the wax is also consumed in a chemical change as it oxidizes, along with the burning wick.
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The menorah holds nine candles. Eight of these candles each symbolize one of the eight days of the celebration of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights. The ninth holder, called the shamash is for a candle used to light all the other candles.
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Nothing.what effects candle burning is the wick.
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A candle will burn faster at room temp. Candels burn by means of the wick effect. The energy from the flam heats the wax beneath the wick ( by way of convection threw the wick and by luminescent radiation , causing it to melt then asend threw the wick, ( eventually having enough heat to evaporate bu…
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The pink candle in an Advent wreath is used to represent Joy and the coming of Christmas. The pink candle comes following a tradition of Popes bestowing pink roses to citizens before the coming of Christmas.
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A white candle burns faster than a colored candle because the coloring slows the burning. Also, see the link below.
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Yes, because black is the darkest color, so, it will melt faster.
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The advent candle that is rose instead of violet is the one that is lit on the third Sunday of advent, or Gaudete Sunday. "Gaudete" is Latin for "rejoice", and it is the day when Catholics are supposed to rejoice, for the coming of the Lord is near.
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A Baptismal Candle is a candle that is lit during a baptism to bring God into the ceremony, you can buy pesonalised Baptismal Candles. The candle is lit from the Easter Candle, signifies that Christ has enlightened the neophyte( the person receiving the sacrament). In him the baptized are 'the light…
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It is the original Menorah used for the Jewish Holiday of Hanukkah, also spelled Chanukah. The Holiday stems from a miracle of oil lasting for eight days when there was only enough oil for one day. The miracle is the seven days of oil that were not accounted for materially. The one day is signified …
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red represents death red represents love red represents blood. black represents the freedom. the green represents the grass the African American had to eat. grean represents the gold they found and grean represents the food. =)
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they symbolize the number of days which the Temple candelabrum burned miraculously.
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Eight, plus the shamash which is used to light the other candles. It can be part of the menorah or separate.
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This sounds stupid but it works. Freeze the clothing and the wax is very easy to scrape off with a sharp knife, if scraping becomes difficult, refreeze the cloth. That is how to get the wax off . If it leaves a grease stain behind , use brown paper , like grocery bags, put a sigle piece top and unde…
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There are two forms of the Menorah. Chanukah Menorah After the defiling of the Temple by the Greeks, during its rededication someone found some unsullied olive oil with which to light the Menorah. There was only enough oil to burn for one day, but it miraculously lasted for 8 days. This miracle is…
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