intensity

10 ENTRIES FOUND:

in·ten·si·ty

noun \in-ˈten(t)-sə-tē\

: the quality or state of being intense : extreme strength or force

: the degree or amount of strength or force that something has

plural in·ten·si·ties

Full Definition of INTENSITY

1
:  the quality or state of being intense; especially :  extreme degree of strength, force, energy, or feeling
2
:  the magnitude of a quantity (as force or energy) per unit (as of area, charge, mass, or time)
3
:  saturation 4a

Examples of INTENSITY

  1. the intensity of the sun's rays
  2. the intensity of the argument
  3. The sun shone with great intensity.

First Known Use of INTENSITY

1665

Other Color Terms

argentine, cerise, cerulean, cyan, ocher, perse, puce, taupe, vermilion

in·ten·si·ty

noun \in-ˈten(t)-sət-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural in·ten·si·ties

Medical Definition of INTENSITY

1
: the quality or state of being intense; especially : extreme degree of strength, force, energy, or feeling
2
: the magnitude of a quantity (as force or energy) per unit (as of surface, charge, mass, or time)
3

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