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intensity

1. Physics
a. a measure of field strength or of the energy transmitted by radiation
b. (of sound in a specified direction) the average rate of flow of sound energy, usually in watts, for one period through unit area at right angles to the specified direction.
2. Geology a measure of the size of an earthquake based on observation of the effects of the shock at the earth's surface. Specified on the Mercalli scale

intensity

1. (radiant intensity) The radiant flux emitted per unit solid angle by a point source in a given direction. It is measured in watts per steradian.
2. Obsolete name for field strength of a magnetic or electric field.

intensity

[in′ten·səd·ē]
(physics)
The strength or amount of a quantity, as of electric field, current, magnetization, radiation, or radioactivity.
The power transmitted by a light or sound wave across a unit area perpendicular to the wave.
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Intensity 1, which can slightly disturb delicately balanced objects, was felt in Cagayan de Oro City.
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In this study, the factors affecting the intensity value of the crack are the direction and intensity of the light source, the distance between the light source and specimen, and the depth of the specimen crack.
Analytical stress intensity factor solutions for continuous welds in lap-shear specimens with idealized weld geometries were presented in Amodeo and Pan [15].
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Many of us underestimate the intensity of physical activity that is required to achieve health benefits, according to research published in PLoS ONE on May 16,2014.
High-intensity exercise can help stable heart transplant patients reach higher levels of exercise capacity, and gain better control of their blood pressure than moderate intensity exercise, investigators report in a new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation.
Researchers led by Christian Dall, PhD fellow MSc, of the Bispebjerg Hospital at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, investigated whether people who have received a new heart gain similar benefits from high-intensity interval training, or whether they should exercise at moderate intensity is currently recommended.