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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vivid in hue; The magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction); High level or degree; The amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation).

Usage examples (39)
  • The excellency of every art is its intensity, capable of making all disagreeable evaporate.
  • He adjusted the intensity of the sound
  • "I think the intensity is a little bit higher with this setup," he says.
  • ROBERTS: And the discontent often drives in what we call intensity or enthusiasm for voters to come out to the polls. for more
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