A candle is an ignitable wick embedded in wax , or another flammable solid substance such as tallow , that provides light , and in some cases, a fragrance . A candle can also provide heat , or be used as a method of keeping time . The candle can be used during the event of a power outage to provide light .
All content on this website, including dictionary, thesaurus, literature, geography, and other reference data is for informational purposes only. This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.