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tensity

[ten-si-tee] /ˈtɛn sɪ ti/
noun
1.
the state of being tense; tenseness.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Medieval Latin tēnsitās. See tense1, -ity
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  • The threshold values were taken as the minimum light tensity that would reliably elicit the response.
  • Zero and low in- tensity lines are where contributions from the four main flux concentrations cancel.
  • High alloy content and high labor in- tensity in production make tool steels relatively expensive.
  • Decreases in buffer in- tensity can cause con- trollers to oscillate.
British Dictionary definitions for tensity

tensity

/ˈtɛnsɪtɪ/
noun
1.
a rare word for tension (sense 1), tension (sense 2), tension (sense 3)
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