(n.) The state or quality of being intense; intenseness; extreme degree; as, intensity of heat, cold, mental application, passion, etc.
(n.) The amount or degree of energy with which a force operates or a cause acts; effectiveness, as estimated by results produced.
(n.) The magnitude of a distributed force, as pressure, stress, weight, etc., per unit of surface, or of volume, as the case may be; as, the measure of the intensity of a total stress of forty pounds which is distributed uniformly over a surface of four square inches area is ten pounds per square inch.
(n.) The degree or depth of shade in a picture.
(1) Patients with normal echocardiogram and ECG on admission do not require intensive care monitoring.
(2) Apparently, the irradiation with visible light of a low intensity creates an additional proton gradient and thus stimulates a new replication and division cycle in the population of cells whose membranes do not have delta pH necessary for the initiation of these processes.
(3) beta-Endorphin blocked the development of fighting responses when a low footshock intensity was used, but facilitated it when a high shock intensity was delivered.
(4) Type 1 changes (decreased signal intensity on T1-weighted spin-echo images and increased signal intensity on T2-weighted images) were identified in 20 patients (4%) and type 2 (increased signal intensity on T1-weighted images and isointense or slightly increased signal intensity on T2-weighted images) in 77 patients (16%).
(5) The intensity of the type III specific peptide bands correlates with the type III content of the samples.
(6) Intensity thresholds for eliciting eating and drinking were different, and both thresholds decreased with repeated testing.
(7) This article reviews the care of the chest-injured patient during the intensive care unit phase of his or her recovery.
(8) The pattern and intensity were followed up for up to 15 days.
(9) Respiratory alteration in the intensity of heart sounds is one of the commonest auscultatory pitfalls.
(10) They are capable of synthesis and accumulation of glycogen and responsible for its transfer to sites of more intense metabolism (growth, bud, blastema).
(11) After either 5 or 10 days of culture with both cytokines, intense immunofluorescent staining for Ia could be identified on the surface of greater than 80-90% of the viable islet cells.
(12) Experiment 3 showed that the color-induced increase in odor intensity is not due to subjects' preexperimental experience with particular color-odor combinations, because the increase occurred with novel ones.
(13) The epithelium of Brunner's gland stained intensely with Ricinus communis agglutinin-I (RCA-I), succinylated-WGA (S-WGA) and wheat-germ agglutinin (WGA), moderately with Bandeirea simplicifolia agglutinin-I (BS-I), Concanavalia ensiformis agglutinin (Con A) peanut agglutinin (PNA) and Ulex europaeus agglutinin-I (UEA-I) and occasionally with Dolichos biflorus agglutinin (DBA), Lens culinaris agglutinin (LCA) and soybean agglutinin (SBA).
(14) Proposals to increase the tax on high-earning "non-domiciled" residents in Britain were watered down today, after intense lobbying from the business community.
(15) In common with other studies, we found that the injury occurred in competitive runners, especially females, and was likely to develop during competitive races or intensive training sessions.
(16) Electrical stimulation of afferent pathways at intensities just below threshold for eliciting action potentials resulted in a dramatic decrease in JSCP threshold.
(17) It was not possible to offer all very low birthweight infants full intensive care; to make this possible, it was calculated that resources would have to increase by 26%.
(18) At sufficiently high field intensities, the reaction may approach a value equal to that of the free enzyme system.
(19) The present results using approximately 12% hemoglobin concentration in 0.1 M Bistris buffer at pD 7 and 27 degrees C with and without organic phosphate show that there is no significant line broadening on oxygenation (from 0 to 50% saturation) to affect the determination of the intensities or areas of these resonances.
(20) Analysis of 156 records relating to patients at the age of 15 to 85 years with extended purulent peritonitis of the surgical and gynecological genesis (the toxic phase, VI category ASA) showed that combination of programmed sanitation laparotomy and intensive antibacterial therapy performed as short-term courses before, during and after the operation with an account of the information on the nature of the microbial associations and antibioticograms was an efficient procedure in treatment of severe peritonitis.
(n.) Passionate ardor in the pursuit of anything; eagerness in favor of a person or cause; ardent and active interest; engagedness; enthusiasm; fervor.
(n.) A zealot.
(v. i.) To be zealous.
(1) Why is it so surprising to people that a boy like Chol, just out of conflict, has thought through the needs of his country in such a detailed way?” While Beah’s zeal is laudable, the situation in South Sudan is dire .
(2) Yu Xiangzhen, former Red Guard Photograph: Dan Chung for the Guardian Almost half a century on, it floods back: the hope, the zeal, the carefree autumn days riding the rails with fellow teenagers.
(3) The second approach for a UK-listed drug company by a US rival underlined the deal-making zeal that has seized the pharmaceutical sector.
(4) Piano, who is conscious of having grown up in a generation that fought to preserve Italy's exquisite historical town centres from the bulldozing zeal of modernisers, is grateful that crucial battle was waged and – to a certain extent – won.
(5) There they discovered a little-known club called Amnesia and a DJ called Alfredo and instead of coming back with a few out-of-focus snaps, Paul Oakenfold, Johnny Walker, Danny Rampling and Nicky Holloway returned home exhausted but burning with a missionary zeal.
(6) The Tea Party represents a serious strand in American public life – old-world fundamentalist in its exclusivity, self-righteousness and religious zeal.
(7) Like the Saudis, the Qataris dismiss accusations they helped create Isis by recklessly financing and arming Islamist rebels in Syria in their zeal to see Assad go.
(8) In their zeal to tout their faith in the public square, conservatives in Oklahoma may have unwittingly opened the door to a wide range of religious groups, including Satanists who are seeking to put their own statue next to a Ten Commandments monument outside the statehouse.
(9) Peter Hain had replaced John Hutton as secretary of state for work and pensions, which was a considerable downgrade so far as reforming zeal was concerned.
(10) Once they got to grips with Leicester’s zeal, Villa began to demonstrate the greater guile.
(11) Circle's chief executive, Ali Parsa, said: "At a time when some healthcare commentators say the solution for small district general hospitals is simply to merge or be shut down, we believe the NHS Midlands and East's courage and zeal for innovation will enable us to show how clinician and staff control can provide a more sustainable alternative."
(12) The zeal for developing and marketing newer fluoroquinolones closely parallels that of the cephalosporins for the last 10 years.
(13) But Dr Steven Murdoch, a researcher at the computer laboratory of Cambridge University, said Chinese authorities have been using such methods with increasing zeal.
(14) You know you are desperate for ratings when you are willing to violate the law to push a story about two pages of tax returns from over a decade ago,” it said in a statement emailed to journalists with unusual zeal and which also repeated the Trump trope of “the dishonest media”.
(15) Their anger has so far been contained to the country's Sunni strongholds, but it contains a counter-revolutionary zeal prompting observers to fear that today's civil disobedience could be the start of something far worse.
(16) Putin said recently he could not rule out an amnesty of those involved in the case, which analysts say has been pursued with such zeal in order to discourage street protests against the regime.
(17) With great zeal, this pioneer used fluoroscopy for early detection of tuberculosis and other life-threatening chest disorders.
(18) The government's response to the rise in self-employment has been to praise the UK's entrepreneurial zeal, while increasingly promoting self-employment as an option to job-seekers."
(19) "Maybe she has genuine philanthropic zeal, but maybe she just wants to sell more records.
(20) He’s also a convert to Catholicism whose conservative zeal possibly outstrips the pope’s, a master of the upper-middlebrow reactionary style originated by William F Buckley, and the owner of a Twitter account specializing in bad predictions and more-in-sorrow-than-in-anger sermonizing.