intense+heat

  • 1Intense — In*tense , a. [L. intensus stretched, tight, p. p. of intendere to stretch: cf. F. intense. See {Intend}, and cf. {Intent}, and cf. {Intent}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. Strained; tightly drawn; kept on the stretch; strict; very close or earnest; as,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2intense - intensive — ◊ intense Intense means very great or strong . ...intense heat. I could not help feeling intense discomfort. ◊ intensive Intensive activities involve using a lot of energy or effort in order to achieve something in a short time …

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  • 3Heat wave — A heat wave is a prolonged period of excessively hot weather, which may be accompanied by high humidity. There is no universal definition of a heat wave;cite journal |last=Meehl |first=George A. |coauthors=Tebaldi, Claudia |title=More Intense,… …

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  • 4intense — 01. Firefighters had difficulty approaching the burning building due to the [intense] heat. 02. Ophelia was [intensely] studying her math notes when I got home. 03. The [intensity] of the attack was much greater than expected. 04. Following… …

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  • 5intense — in|tense [ ın tens ] adjective ** 1. ) very great or extreme: He s been under intense pressure. The pain was intense. an intense, vibrant red intense heat/cold/sunlight: Festivities began in the intense heat of the midday sun. 2. ) involving or… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6intense */*/ — UK [ɪnˈtens] / US adjective 1) very great or extreme The pain was intense. He s been under intense pressure. an intense, vibrant red intense heat/cold/sunlight: Festivities began in the intense heat of the midday sun. 2) involving or done with a… …

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  • 7Intense pulsed light — For other uses, see IPL (disambiguation). Human hair By type Lanugo · Androgenic Terminal  …

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  • 8intense — [[t]ɪnte̱ns[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED Intense is used to describe something that is very great or extreme in strength or degree. He was sweating from the intense heat... Suddenly the room filled with intense light... Stevens s murder was the result… …

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  • 9heat — heat1 [ hit ] noun *** ▸ 1 hot quality ▸ 2 part of competition ▸ 3 in physics ▸ 4 strong feeling/anger ▸ 5 pressure and criticism ▸ 6 for making building warm ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) singular or uncount the quality of being hot, or how hot something is …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10heat — I UK [hiːt] / US [hɪt] noun Word forms heat : singular heat plural heats *** 1) [singular/uncountable] the quality of being hot, or the degree to which something is hot These paints can withstand heat up to 200 degrees. The firefighters were… …

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  • 11Heat illness — Calenture redirects here. For the album by The Triffids, see Calenture (album). Heatstroke and Heatstrokes redirect here. For the film, see Heatstroke (film). For the song by Krokus, see Metal Rendez vous. Sunstroke redirects here. For other uses …

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  • 12heat — heat1 W2S2 [hi:t] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(warmth)¦ 2 the heat 3¦(in cooking)¦ 4¦(strong feelings)¦ 5¦(pressure)¦ 6¦(system to heat building)¦ 7¦(in a race)¦ 8 on heat ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: hAtu] …

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  • 13intense — in|tense W3 [ınˈtens] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: Latin intensus, a past participle of intendere; INTEND] 1.) having a very strong effect or felt very strongly ▪ Young people today are under intense pressure to succeed. ▪ the intense… …

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  • 14intense — intensely, adv. intenseness, n. /in tens /, adj. 1. existing or occurring in a high or extreme degree: intense heat. 2. acute, strong, or vehement, as sensations, feelings, or emotions: intense anger. 3. of an extreme kind; very great, as in… …

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  • 15intense — adjective a) Strained; tightly drawn; kept on the stretch; strict; very close or earnest; as, intense study or application; intense thought. b) Extreme in degree; excessive; immoderate; as: (a) Ardent; fervent; as, intense heat. (b) Keen; biting; …

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  • 16intense — adjective 1) intense heat Syn: extreme, great, acute, fierce, severe, high; exceptional, extraordinary; harsh, strong, powerful, potent, overpowering, vigorous; informal serious Ant …

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