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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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