intensity

  • 1Intensity — In*ten si*ty, n. [LL. intensitas: cf. F. intensit[ e]. See {Intense}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The state or quality of being intense; intenseness; extreme degree; as, intensity of heat, cold, mental application, passion, etc. [1913 Webster] If you… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2intensity — I noun acuteness, amplitude, ardor, brightness, brilliance, degree, devotion, eagerness, earnestness, energy, enthusiasm, extent, extreme degree, fervency, fervor, force, furiousness, high degree, high pressure, loudness, magnitude, main force,… …

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  • 3intensity — formed in English 1660s from INTENSE (Cf. intense) + ITY (Cf. ity). Earlier was intenseness (1610s). Sense of extreme depth of feeling first recorded 1830 …

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  • 4intensity — [n] passion, force acuteness, anxiety, ardor, concentration, deepness, depth, earnestness, emotion, emphasis, energy, excess, excitement, extreme, extremity, fanaticism, ferment, ferociousness, ferocity, fervency, fervor, fierceness, fire, force …

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  • 5intensity — ► NOUN (pl. intensities) 1) the quality of being intense. 2) chiefly Physics the measurable amount of a property, such as force or brightness …

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  • 6intensity — [in ten′sə tē] n. pl. intensities [ML intensitas] 1. the quality of being intense; specif., a) extreme degree of anything b) great energy or vehemence of emotion, thought, or activity 2. degree or extent; relative strength, magnitude, vigor, etc …

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  • 7intensity —    by Constantin V.Boundas    Intensity is a key notion in Deleuze s philosophical project: it manifests itself as the intensive virtual of his ontology; as the affirmative and creative desire of his ethics and politics; as the affect of his… …

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  • 8intensity —    by Constantin V.Boundas    Intensity is a key notion in Deleuze s philosophical project: it manifests itself as the intensive virtual of his ontology; as the affirmative and creative desire of his ethics and politics; as the affect of his… …

    The Deleuze dictionary

  • 9intensity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ high, low ▪ a band of light with high intensity ▪ maximum ▪ fierce, great ▪ …

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  • 10intensity — UK [ɪnˈtensɪtɪ] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms intensity : singular intensity plural intensities 1) strength The cross examination increased in intensity. low/moderate/medium/high intensity intensity of: A warmer sea will change the …

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  • 11intensity — in|ten|si|ty [ ın tensıti ] noun count or uncount 1. ) strength: The cross examination increased in intensity. low/moderate/medium/high intensity intensity of: A warmer ocean will change the distribution, frequency, and intensity of hurricanes.… …

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  • 12Intensity — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Intensity – Allein gegen den Killer Originaltitel Intensity …

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  • 13intensity — in|ten|si|ty [ınˈtensıti] n plural intensities 1.) [U] the quality of being felt very strongly or having a strong effect ▪ The intensity of the hurricane was frightening. 2.) [U] the quality of being serious and having very strong feelings or… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14intensity — /in ten si tee/, n., pl. intensities. 1. the quality or condition of being intense. 2. great energy, strength, concentration, vehemence, etc., as of activity, thought, or feeling: He went at the job with great intensity. 3. a high or extreme… …

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  • 15intensity —    The brightness or dullness of a hue or color. For instance, the intensity of the pure color blue is very bright. When a lighter or darker color is added to blue, the intensity is less bright, or more subdued. Also see saturation, shade, tint,… …

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  • 16intensity — noun 1) the intensity of the sun Syn: strength, power, potency, force; severity, ferocity, vehemence, fierceness, harshness; magnitude, greatness, acuteness, extremity 2) many here today remember the intensity in Dr. King s voice …

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