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  Definition of Intensity
  1. chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vividness of hue
  2. the magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction); "the kids played their music at full volume"
  3. high level or degree; the property of being intense
  4. the amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation); "he adjusted the intensity of the sound"; "they measured the station''s signal strength"
Similar Words: saturation, chroma, vividness, volume, loudness, intensiveness, strength, intensity level

 

Hyponyms: crescendo, forte, fortissimo, force, forcefulness, strength, badness, severity, vehemence, emphasis, top, ferocity, fierceness, furiousness, fury, violence, wildness, radio brightness, threshold level, field strength, field intensity, candlepower, light intensity, acoustic power, sound pressure level, half-intensity

 

Attributes: loud, soft

 

Substance Meronyms: chromatic color, chromatic colour, spectral color, spectral colour

 

Derivational Morphology: intensify, escalate, step up, compound, heighten, deepen

 

 
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