Definition of Intensifier

1. Noun. A modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies. "`honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier"




Definition of Intensifier

1. n. One who or that which intensifies or strengthens; in photography, an agent used to intensify the lights or shadows of a picture.

Definition of Intensifier

1. Noun. That which intensifies. ¹

2. Noun. (linguistics) A word or particle that heightens or lowers the intensity of meaning of an item. ¹

3. Noun. (photography) An agent used to intensify the lights or shadows of a picture. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Intensifier

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Intensifier

1. One who or that which intensifies or strengthens; in photography, an agent used to intensify the lights or shadows of a picture. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Intensifier

intensates
intensating
intensation
intensations
intensative
intense
intensely
intenseness
intensenesses
intenser
intensest
intensification
intensification chemotherapy
intensifications
intensified
intensifier (current term)
intensifiers
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intension
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intensions
intensities
intensitive

Literary usage of Intensifier

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Hydraulic Machinery: With an Introduction to Hydraulics by Robert Gordon Blaine (1897)
"THE HYDRAULIC intensifier. PROBABLY the intensifier, as such, is due to Mr. Ashcroft, whose patent bears date of 1869. The same principle has, however, ..."

2. Hydraulic Machinery: With an Introduction to Hydraulics by Robert Gordon Blaine (1905)
"THE HYDRAULIC intensifier. PROBABLY the intensifier, as such, is due to Mr. Ashcroft, whose patent bears date of 1869. The same principle has, however, ..."

3. Hydraulic Machinery, with an Introduction to Hydraulics by Robert Gordon Blaine (1897)
"The intensifier is an apparatus for increasing the pressure of water in hydraulic mains, ... But for this distinction a steam pump would be an intensifier. ..."

4. The Mechanical Engineer's Pocket-book: A Reference Book of Rules, Tables by William Kent (1895)
"The Aiken intensifier consists of one outer stationary cylinder and one inner cylinder which moves in the outer cylinder and on a fixed or stationary hollow ..."

5. Elements of Hydraulics by Stephen Elmer Slocum (1915)
"To provide this increase in pressure, an intensifier is used (Fig. ... 6, which shows a simple form of intensifier, the largest cylinder A is fitted with a ..."

6. Elements of Hydraulics by Stephen Elmer Slocum (1915)
"To provide this increase in pressure, an intensifier is used (Fig. ... 6, which shows a simple form of intensifier, the largest cylinder A is fitted with a ..."

7. Hydraulics and Its Applications by Arnold Hartley Gibson (1919)
"By combining a steam accumulator or intensifier with the hydraulic ... The press as shown is in direct communication with the steam intensifier ,S' and a ..."

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