Meaning of INTENSITY in English


noun the degree or depth of shade in a picture.

2. intensity ·noun the amount or degree of energy with which a force operates or a cause acts; effectiveness, as estimated by results produced.

3. intensity ·noun the state or quality of being intense; intenseness; extreme degree; as, intensity of heat, cold, mental application, passion, ·etc.

4. intensity ·noun the magnitude of a distributed force, as pressure, stress, weight, ·etc., per unit of surface, or of volume, as the case may be; as, the measure of the intensity of a total stress of forty pounds which is distributed uniformly over a surface of four square inches area is ten pounds per square inch.

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