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Definition of Intensification

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act of making more intense; strengthening, increasing, heightening
Intensification Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
The act or process of intensifying, or of making more intense.
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\in*ten`si*fi*ca"tion\ (?), n. the act or process of intensifying, or of making more intense.
n : action that makes something more intense

WordNet 2.0

1. action that makes something stronger or more extreme
(hypernym) increase, step-up
(hyponym) aggravation, exacerbation
(derivation) escalate, intensify, step up
2. the act of increasing the contrast of (a photographic film)
(hypernym) increase, step-up
(derivation) intensify
(classification) photography, picture taking
Intensification Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Sociology
The application of ever greater amounts of technology and labor techniques to increase productivity. Refers to the growth in the complexity of the mode of production (greater energy expenditures as well as energy produced/consumed), and population over the course of social evolution (see also BUREAUCRATIZATION, and RATIONALIZATION).
Intensification Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
A type of high-dose chemotherapy often given as the second phase (after induction therapy) of a cancer treatment regimen for leukemia. Also called consolidation therapy.
A Service of the National Cancer Institute.