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intensity

 [in-ten´sĭ-te]
strength, force, or concentration.
intensity of nursing care a term in the nursing minimum data set, defined as the total time and staff mix of nursing personnel resources consumed by an individual patient or client during the episode of care under review.

in·ten·si·ty

(in-ten'si-tē),
1. Marked tension; great activity; often used simply to denote a measure of the degree or amount of some quality.
2. The magnitude of acoustic energy, energy flux, field strength, or force.
[L. in- tendo, pp. -tensus, to stretch out]

in·ten·si·ty

(in-ten'si-tē)
Marked tension; great activity; often used simply to denote a measure of the degree or amount of some quality.
[L. in- tendo, pp. -tensus, to stretch out]

in·ten·si·ty

(I) (in-ten'si-tē)
1. Marked tension; great activity; often used simply to denote a measure of the degree or amount of some quality.
2. The magnitude of acoustic energy, energy flux, field strength, or force.
[L. in- tendo, pp. -tensus, to stretch out]

intensity

the dose-rate (mA⋅s) of the beam of x-rays; the further the film is from the source of x-rays the less intense is the beam.
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