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In regards to Angels in America, what is the origin of the four emanations of an angel--fluor, phosphor, lumen, candle?

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The four words are all deal with the production of light. I'm not a technician or chemist, so please check my facts for accuracy, but here's a quick explanation:

candle = obvious source of light; also "candlepower"...

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