FOOT-CANDLE (FC) By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 a term that was used to describe luminescence that has been replaced by the lux. One foot candle is equal to 10.764 lux. A street light is a foot candle. FOOT-CANDLE (FC): "Foot candle is an obsolete term for brightness." Related Psychology Terms LUMINOSITY FOOT DROP ANGEL DUST TALBOT GROUP TERRITORIAL BEHAVIOR FOOTEDNESS FOLIUM GRADATION METHOD PSYCHOPATHY STOCKING ANESTHESIA Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FOOT-CANDLE (FC)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/foot-candle-fc/ (accessed August 3, 2020).