intensification 1847, noun of action from INTENSIFY (Cf. intensify).

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  • intensification — [ ɛ̃tɑ̃sifikasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1893; de intensifier ♦ Action d intensifier ou de s intensifier. Intensification de la production. ⇒ augmentation. L intensification de la violence. ⇒ escalade, exacerbation, paroxysme. ⊗ CONTR. Baisse, diminution. ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Intensification — In*ten si*fi*ca tion, n. The act or process of intensifying, or of making more intense. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intensification — index advance (increase), aggravation (exacerbation), augmentation, boom (increase), exaggeration …   Law dictionary

  • intensification — intensify ► VERB (intensifies, intensified) ▪ make or become more intense. DERIVATIVES intensification noun …   English terms dictionary

  • intensification — noun see intensify …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • intensification — See intensify. * * * …   Universalium

  • intensification — noun The act or process of intensifying, or of making more intense …   Wiktionary

  • Intensification — (фотографическое) усиление; Интенсификация …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • intensification — in·ten·si·fi·ca·tion (in ten″sĭ fĭ kaґshən) [L. intensus intense + facere to make] 1. the act of adding intensity to something. 2. the process of becoming intense …   Medical dictionary

  • intensification — Synonyms and related words: accelerando, acceleration, aggravation, amplification, annoyance, augmentation, beefing up, blowing up, blowup, concentration, condensation, consolidation, contentiousness, deepening, deliberate aggravation,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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