intensification


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in·ten·si·fy

 (ĭn-tĕn′sə-fī′)
v. in·ten·si·fied, in·ten·si·fy·ing, in·ten·si·fies
v.tr.
1. To make intense or more intense: The press has intensified its scrutiny of the candidate's background.
2. To increase the contrast of (a photographic image).
v.intr.
To become intense or more intense: The search intensified as dusk approached.

in·ten′si·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intensification - action that makes something stronger or more extreme
step-up, increase - the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"
roughness - harsh or severe speech or behavior; "men associate the roughness of nonstandard working-class speech with masculinity"; "the roughness of her voice was a signal to keep quiet"
exacerbation, aggravation - action that makes a problem or a disease (or its symptoms) worse; "the aggravation of her condition resulted from lack of care"
focalisation, focalization, focusing - the act of bringing into focus
2.intensification - the act of increasing the contrast of (a photographic film)
step-up, increase - the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"
photography, picture taking - the act of taking and printing photographs

intensification

noun increase, rise, build-up, expansion, heightening, acceleration, escalation, upsurge, amplification the intensification of violent rebel attacks
Translations

intensification

[ɪnˌtensɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] Nintensificación f

intensification

[ɪnˌtɛnsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] n [pressure, attacks, campaign, fighting] → intensification f

intensification

nIntensivierung f; (Phot) → Verstärkung f
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