candelabra candelabra  /ˌkæn də ˈlɑb rə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) branched candlestick; ornamental; has several lights
  2. (n) branched candlestick; ornamental; has several lights

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Another shop offers the work of a group of women welders who make such goods as candelabra as Christmas gifts.
  2. Out of 1,250 tombs came bronze vases and candelabra, gold and silver jewelry and a wealth of beautiful pottery.
  3. The rascal didn't get the second candelabra on the other side, so there's still some light amid the darkness.

News

  1. Rob Reiner's And So It Goes... Starts Filming

    Foresight Unlimited in association with Castle Rock announced today that production has begun in Connecticut on And So It Goes... , starring Academy Award winners Michael Douglas ("Behind the Candelabra," Wall Street ) and Diane Keaton ( Something's Gotta Give , Annie Hall ). The film marks the first time Douglas and Keaton have appeared on-screen together. And So It Goes... will be directed by ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Coming Soon

  2. Hot Property: Zsa Zsa Gabor’s Estate Gets a New Owner

    (MCT)—Zsa Zsa Gabor’s longtime Bel-Air estate has sold for $11 million in a court-approved deal that will enable the ailing actress to remain in the home for three years. The French Regency-style mansion, used as the setting of the Liberace biopic “Behind the Candelabra,” sits on a one-acre-plus gated promontory with views of downtown Los [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: RISMedia Real Estate News

  3. 'Big Bang Theory', 'Breaking Bad' lead Critics Choice TV winners

    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - CBS sitcom "The Big Bang Theory" led comedy winners at the Critics Choice television awards on Monday, while AMC series "Breaking Bad" and HBO's fantasy epic "Game of Thrones" won top prizes for drama, edging out "Mad Men" and "Homeland". HBO film "Behind the Candelabra" won best mini-series or movie, and Michael Douglas's turn as the camp and complex ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "It's about the life of (Las Vegas entertainer) Liberace. Michael Douglas plays Liberace and I'm playing his lover, Scott Thorson, who wrote the tell-all book, Behind the Candelabra, after Liberace died," Damon says. "It's taken a while to...
    on Mar 10, 2010 By: Matt Damon Source: Herald Sun

  2. "The techniques in the book can be applied to any aesthetic," says Voltaire. "Like the candelabra of bottles . . . Somebody else could paint those bottles a different color and stick on images that appeal to them."
    on Oct 20, 2005 By: Voltaire Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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