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intensifier

Intensifiers, a subset of adverbs of degree, are adverbs or adverbials (groups of words that function as adverbs) that modify adjectives and adverbs to increase their strength, power, or intensity.
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intensifier

Chem a substance, esp one containing silver or uranium, used to increase the density of a photographic film or plate

intensifier

[in′ten·sə ‚fī·ər]
(graphic arts)
In photography, a means used to strengthen the image of either a negative or a positive; usually, metal is added to the silver image, and the increase in density is proportional to the existing density; thus when a negative is intensified, the highlights are always intensified more than the shadows.
(petroleum engineering)
Hydrofluoric acid added to hydrochloric acid for oil well acidizing; the fluoride destroys silica films that are insoluble by hydrochloric acid.
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Coolant temperature was almost uniform in the channel without the intensifier. The temperature distribution in the channel with the intensifier was influenced by the grid's special shape which increased the turbulence of the flow.
Although, in this study sample size is small (60 cases) with low rate of complication CRIF with K-wire under image intensifier can be recommended for stabilization of metacarpal and phalangeal fractures; intra-operative image intensifier is the only drawback and implant removal at outpatient department is the further advantage.
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Trillium CNG announced on Monday the launch of its new 7" Hydraulic Intensifier Compressor (HY-C) at the American Trucking Association's (ATA) annual Management Conference and Exhibition in San Diego, California.
Le Maroc et la France resolus a developper davantage leur cooperation bilaterale et intensifier leur concertation dans le dossier mediterraneen
ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane to supply up to 4500 Generation 3 high performance advanced image intensifier tubes to be used in existing ground and aviation night vision devices for the United States Special Operations Command.
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