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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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said Thursday it has set the potential maximum earthquake intensity at its Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant in Niigata Prefecture at 2,280 gals, about five times higher than the previously envisaged level.
According to the Phivolcs Earthquake Intensity Scale, an Intensity VIII earthquake is classified as very destructive where people find difficulty in standing and many buildings suffer considerable damage.
Based on the Phivolcs Earthquake Intensity Scale (PEIS), Intensity IV is moderately strong and may be felt by some people indoors and outdoors.
According to the Phivolcs Earthquake Intensity Scale, an Intensity IV quake is "moderately strong" and felt generally by people indoors and some people outdoors.
The Phivolcs Earthquake Intensity Scale describes an Intensity I quake as "scarcely perceptible," meaning that it is "delicately balanced objects are disturbed slightly and still water in containers oscillates slowly.

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