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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishintensityin‧ten‧si‧ty /ɪnˈtensəti/ ●○○ AWL noun (plural intensities)  1 [uncountable] the quality of being felt very strongly or having a strong effect The intensity of the hurricane was frightening.2 [uncountable] the quality of being serious and having very strong feelings or opinions He spoke with great intensity.3 [countable, uncountable] technical the strength of something such as light or sound an instrument which measures light intensity
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intensityHaving ditched Belladonna, they produced an album burning with an intensity and fury rarely paralleled.She had set about it with a cool intensity that she applied to every job she undertook.Light intensity is very important for plants.The epicentre was near Bishops Castle in Shropshire, but the shaking was felt as far afield as the intensity 2 area.What happens if we double the intensity of light falling upon 183 the surface, keeping the color unchanged?One reason must be the inevitable distancing of oneself from the intensity and nearness of the experience.To experience fully the intensity of each moment must mean to experience its anguish as well as its bliss.Moreover, the intensity of a campaign may burn out those most involved in it.It lacks light and shade, the conviction and theatrical intensity that drives words straight into people's hearts.
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