intensity

  • 1 Intensity — 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

  • 2 intensity — 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,… …

    Law dictionary

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

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 intensity — [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 …

    New thesaurus

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

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 intensity — [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 …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 intensity —    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

  • 8 intensity —    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

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

    Collocations dictionary

  • 10 intensity — 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 …

    English dictionary

  • 11 intensity — 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.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 13 intensity — 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

  • 14 intensity — /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… …

    Universalium

  • 15 intensity —    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,… …

    Glossary of Art Terms

  • 16 intensity — 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 …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 17 intensity — noun 1) the intensity of the sun Syn: strength, power, force, severity, ferocity, fierceness, harshness 2) his eyes had a glowing intensity Syn: passion, ardour, fervour, vehemence …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 18 intensity — /ɪnˈtɛnsəti / (say in tensuhtee) noun (plural intensities) 1. the quality or condition of being intense. 2. great energy, strength, vehemence, etc., as of activity, thought, or feeling. 3. high or extreme degree, as of cold. 4. the degree or… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 intensity — 1) effective fishing effort 2) fishing effort per unit area (must be proportional to fishing mortality through the relation F q(f/A) where (f/A) is the fishing intensity and “q” the catchability coefficient) 3) effectiveness of fishing …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 20 intensity — Synonyms and related words: ASA scale, British candle, Hefner candle, Scheiner scale, Technicolor, abandon, acuteness, ampleness, amplitude, animality, ardency, ardor, atrocity, barbarity, bloodlust, bougie decimale, boundlessness, bright color,… …

    Moby Thesaurus


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