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intensitynoun

uk   /ɪnˈten.sə.ti/  us   /ɪnˈten.sə.t̬i/
C2 [U] the quality of being felt strongly or having a very strong effect: The explosion was of such intensity that it was heard five miles away.
[C or U] the strength of something that can be measured such as light, sound, etc.: measures of light intensity
[U] the quality of being very serious and having strong emotions or opinions: The intensity of their relationship was causing problems.

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(Definition of intensity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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intensitynoun [U]

 us   /ɪnˈten·sɪ·ɪ̬i/
the quality of being extreme in strength or force: Simone sings with emotional intensity. The light hit us with such intensity that we ducked.
art Intensity in a work of art describes the strength of the color, sound, light, or feeling.
(Definition of intensity from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “intensity”
in Arabic كَثافة, شِدذة…
in Korean 강렬함…
in Portuguese intensidade, veemência…
in Catalan intensitat…
in Japanese 激しさ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 强烈, 剧烈, (光、声等的)强度…
in Chinese (Traditional) 強烈, 劇烈, (光、聲音等的)強度…
in Italian intensità…
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