Translation of intensity in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ɪnˈtensəti/


uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (of sensation, color) intensidad (f); (of emotion) intensidad (f), fuerza (f)
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    • Each of the songs on Layla is charged with emotional intensity and passion.
    • They played with huge intensity and the quality of their tackling and blocking reflected the increase in work rate.
    • The fireballs grow in intensity until the sky is a curtain of drizzling flame bursts.
    1.2 [Physics/Física] intensidad (feminine) 1.3 [Photography/Fotografía] refuerzo (masculine)
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    • For that purpose laser light at very high intensities irradiates the skin to destroy the tattoo pigments.
    • They grow well under relatively low light intensities and are good plants to grow under fluorescent lights.
    • Also, intensities increase across all wavelengths as temperature increases.

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