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in·ten·sive

(in-ten'siv),
Relating to or marked by intensity; denoting a form of treatment by means of very large doses or of substances possessing great strength or activity.

intensive

(ĭn-tĕn′sĭv)
Rel. to or marked by intensity.

intensive

of great force or intensity or concentration.

intensive care unit (ICU)
a hospital unit in which is concentrated special equipment and specially trained personnel for the care of seriously ill patients requiring immediate and continuous attention. Called also critical care unit (CCU).
intensive lambing
see shed lambing.
intensive livestock production
production on small acreage with a high stocking rate, e.g. on irrigated pasture, in feedlots, fattening barns, chicken battery houses, Singaporean animal flats, Californian drylots.
intensive husbandry systems
see intensive livestock production (above).
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While follow-up analysis may be valuable, they should be considered along with overall attempts to minimize the time intensiveness of conducting school-based EFAs.
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In terms of the types of PD activities that work best, one key is intensiveness.
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Its many drawbacks include a lack of precision, low accuracy, lot-to-lot variability and labor intensiveness.