HyperDic: intensity

English > 4 senses of the word intensity:
NOUNattributeintensity, strength, intensity levelthe amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation)
attributeintensity, intensivenesshigh level or degree
attributeintensity, volume, loudnessthe magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction)
attributeintensity, saturation, chroma, vividnesschromatic purity
intensity > pronunciation
Soundsihnteh'nsahtiy; ihnteh'nsihtiy
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English > intensity: 4 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation).
Example"he adjusted the intensity of the sound"
Synonymsstrength, intensity level
Narroweracoustic power, sound pressure levelThe physical intensity of sound
candlepower, light intensityluminous intensity measured in candelas
field strength, field intensityThe vector sum of all the forces exerted by an electrical or magnetic field (on a unit mass or unit charge or unit magnetic pole) at a given point in the field
half-intensityhalf the maximum intensity
radio brightnessThe strength of a radio wave picked up by a radio telescope
threshold levelThe intensity level that is just barely perceptible
BroadermagnitudeThe property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)
Spanishfuerza, intensidad
Catalanforça, intensitat
English > intensity: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaninghigh level or degree; the property of being intense.
Synonymintensiveness
Narrowerbadness, severity, severenessUsed of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
ferocity, fierceness, furiousness, fury, vehemence, violence, wildnessThe property of being wild or turbulent
force, forcefulness, strengthPhysical energy or intensity
topThe greatest possible intensity
vehemence, emphasisintensity or forcefulness of expression
Broaderdegree, grade, levelA position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
Spanishintensidad
Catalanintensitat
Adjectivesintensepossessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
Verbsintensifybecome more intense
intensifymake more intense, stronger, or more marked
intensifyincrease in extent or intensity
English > intensity: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction).
Synonymsvolume, loudness
AttributesloudCharacterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity
soft(of sound) relatively low in volume
Narrowercrescendo(music) a gradual increase / increase / increase / increase in loudness
Broadersound propertyAn attribute of sound
OppositesoftnessA sound property that is free from loudness or stridency
Spanishfuerza, intensidad, volumen
Catalanforça, intensitat, volum
English > intensity: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningChromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vivid in hue.
Synonymssaturation, chroma, vividness
Broadercolor propertyAn attribute of color / color
Substance ofchromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colourA color that has hue
Spanishchroma, intensidad, pureza, saturación, viveza
Catalanchroma, intensitat, vivesa
Adjectivesintense(of color) having the highest saturation
Verbsintensifymake the chemically affected part of (a negative) denser or more opaque in order produce a stronger contrast between light and dark

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