Intensify In*ten"si*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Intensified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Intensifying}.] [Intense + -fly.] To render more intense; as, to intensify heat or cold; to intensify colors; to intensify a photographic negative; to intensify animosity. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

How piercing is the sting of pride By want embittered and intensified. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]

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  • intensifying — adj. increasing in strength or intensity. [Narrower terms: {aggravating, exacerbating, exasperating ; {augmentative, enhancive}; {deepening(prenominal), heightening(prenominal) ] {moderating} [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intensifying — in ten·si·fy || ɪn tensɪfaɪ v. make intense; strengthen, increase, heighten …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intensifying — adjective increasing in strength or intensity (Freq. 1) • Ant: ↑moderating • Similar to: ↑aggravating, ↑exacerbating, ↑exasperating, ↑augmentative, ↑enhancive, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • intensifying screen — A plastic sheet impregnated with a rare earth compound, such as calcium tungstate, which reacts to radiation by emitting light. When placed on one side of a piece of X ray film with a radioactive sample on the other side, the intensifying screen… …   Glossary of Biotechnology

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