change intensity

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v change intensity increase or decrease in intensity
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Usage

In literature:

From a weird phosphorescent whiteness it changed to a dull but intense yellow.
"The Monster" by S. M. Tenneshaw
His legal status is changed; the extent and intensity of his obligations are magnified.
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
As there has been no effort by breeding to change this feature, it has remained in all its old ingrained intensity.
"Domesticated Animals" by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
As his keen eyes studied them, his expression changed from that of puzzled interest to intense surprise, almost of horror.
"Panther Eye" by Roy J. Snell
The cause of the intense cold of the mixture is to be attributed to the change from a solid to a fluid state.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
Every moment the color of the water seemed to change, and the soft duns and purples of the horizon line to grow more intense.
"A Little Country Girl" by Susan Coolidge
We live in a time of great activity and change, and intense worldliness.
"Public School Education" by Michael Müller
They are mere points of reference which enable us to visualize the direction and measure the intensity of change.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
Esteban's eyes shone intensely; he had marked the changed inflection.
"The Spanish Jade" by Maurice Hewlett
Then his manner changed abruptly to one of hot intensity.
"The Law-Breakers" by Ridgwell Cullum
The sun climbs steadily, and warms into intense white the walls of the little piazza of Dolo, where we change horses.
"The Stones of Venice, Volume I (of 3)" by John Ruskin
By a change of system, and yet more of dress, as in the substitution of linen for wool, the skin-diseases lost their intensity.
"La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages" by Jules Michelet
Her whole face had changed so completely; its tragic intensity, the power of its despair, overmastered him.
"A Mad Love" by Bertha M. Clay
I watched with an agonizing intensity every change of his malady; I scanned with an aching heart every symptom day by day.
"Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume I (of II)" by Charles James Lever
Meanwhile the Indian had been watching with an intense fixed stare that noted every change of expression in the boy's face.
"The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp" by Thornton W. Burgess
He raged against Helen especially, but his rage changed first to an intense longing, then to a determination to see her again.
"The Vision of Elijah Berl" by Frank Lewis Nason
But the situation changes from the moment when the increasing intensity of commerce begins to furnish men with new means of existence.
"The Stages in the Social History of Capitalism" by Henri Pirenne
Then the whole scene changes from one of tragic solemnity to one of intense joy.
"Oriental Women" by Edward Bagby Pollard
It is intensely important to a knowledge of costume to remember the larger changes in the aspect of crowds from the colour point of view.
"English Costume" by Dion Clayton Calthrop
When the light is intense and changing rapidly, red is not infrequently present, especially towards the lower edge.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
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In poetry:

Lightly from the bridal bed
Springs that fair dishevelled head,
And a feeling, new, intense,
Half of shame, half innocence,
Maiden fear and wonder speaks
Through her lips and changing cheeks.
"The New Wife and the Old" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

The software is a culmination of four years of intense development, and the livery industry is buzzing about the software that will change the way limo companies farm jobs.
For decades, oil change s have been a rather straightforward, labor-intensive necessity for any well-maintained fleet.
A Scholar's View Sociolinguists are intensely interested in the language of Hip Hop Nation, a highly fluid, creative and constantly changing dialect.
ARE changes in the intensity of the Sun's radiation partly responsible for the rise in global temperature that has been observed over the last century and especially over the last few years.
Magnet Madness' changes sites, but remains just as intense.
The turbulent seas of change get even rougher this week and next, as several planetary configurations make the already intense days and nights on planet Earth even more intense.
If any develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor as shortly as possible.
This idea of focusing intensively on behavior change is without question an idea whose time has come.
Is human-made climate change affecting the number and intensity of hurricanes around the world.
Mr Reaburn said the developer's proposed plan change would allow intensive residential development within the 2.9ha shopping centre site through a substantial increase in possible building heights.
The 2013 change to the estate tax law does a disservice to agriculture because it is a land-based, capital-intensive industry with few options for paying estate tax es when they come due.
Whether it is by writing about melting Arctic sea ice or covering the scientific evidence pointing to increasingly intense hurricanes, reporting most climate change science news makes me feel like such a 'Debbie Downer'.
A lack of intensity hurt the Clippers' chances for a victory Monday, no question about it, but did a change in tactics finish them.
The Parents Television Council claims the zombie drama features some of the "most graphic and brutally intense violence and gore imaginable" and urges the TV Parental Guidelines Monitoring Board to change the TV-14 "misrating.".
President Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are hunkering down for intense preparations ahead of Wednesday's presidential debate, where the GOP nominee hopes to change the trajectory of the White House race.
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In science:

The net result of the ADI with respect to the model, in our case, is to change the intensity variations along the midplane sometimes reinforcing the intensity gradient.
Morphology of the very inclined debris disk around HD 32297
In principle, we could instead modulate the phase, in which case the change in intensity registered by the detector would be primarily a consequence of the phase shift instead of the amplitude reduction.
Detecting Sub-eV Scale Physics by Interferometry
The state was then conditioned upon the measurement of a photon leaking out of the cavity mirrors, and then actively controlled by applying a change in the driving intensity after a pre-determined time T from the measurement (estimated thanks to the detailed knowledge of the atomlight dynamics).
Feedback control in quantum optics: an overview of experimental breakthroughs and areas of application
Strong variability of intensity and spectral changes of components of individual pulses in AXP/XTE J1810-197 do not differ in principle from the behaviour of normal radio pulsars.
Do magnetars really exist?
Their individual pulses have not only very different intensity but their spectral indices often changes sign at low frequencies ().
Do magnetars really exist?
We show that the proposed analytical approach predicts the correct topological changes after the attack by comparing the evolution of the assortativity coefficient for different attack strategies and intensities in theory and simulations.
Correlations in complex networks under attack
The effects of changes in electron beam properties (intensity, energy, position, beam size) associated with reversal of the beam helicity were studied in separate test experiments, and corresponding corrections were applied to the data.
Parity Violation and the Nucleon-Nucleon System
In this way about 10% of the beam particles lose their electrons so that the resulting H + ions can be removed from the beam to change the beam intensity without changing other beam parameters.
Parity Violation and the Nucleon-Nucleon System
In contrast, most high-luminosity ellipticals show ‘breaks’ in their surface brightness in the inner regions, i.e. relatively sudden changes where the intensity profiles flatten.
Galactic Bulges
For the ordinate x = hν /kT ; x3∆n is a quantity proportional to the change of the CMB intensity, yC is the comptonization parameter for the cluster.
The Cosmic Microwave Background Spectrum
The change in the CMB brightness temperature or intensity is essentially a second order Doppler effect.
The Cosmic Microwave Background Spectrum
In the presence of a luminous CS, the intensity radiated by an optically-thick α-disk changes due to heating of the disk by the CS radiation.
Radiation driven winds from luminous accretion disks
The variability of the absorptions in the spectra on December 8, which were obtained with an interval of 3 hours, can also be seen in the figure: the change in the intensity occurred simultaneously for the absorption lines Hγ and Hβ at Vr = −2360 and –1090 km/s.
Spectral study of MWC560. Parameters of the system, the hot source and the jets
X-ray intensity is accompanied by a notable spectral changes which evidences for the presence of a strong absorption, whereas the decrease in X-ray intensity occurs more slowly and without appreciable spectral changes (Giacconi et al. 1973).
On the origin of X-ray dips in Her X-1
Our calculations demonstrate rapid variation of the phase ΦN with the intensity I : as I increases by an order of magnitude the phase changes by about 10π (for N = 9) or 15π (for N = 11).
Quantum theory of a high harmonic generation as a three-step process
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