Intensiveness vs Intensity what difference

what is difference between Intensiveness and Intensity

English

Etymology

intensive +‎ -ness

Noun

intensiveness (countable and uncountable, plural intensivenesses)

  1. The condition of being intensive.


English

Etymology

intense +‎ -ity. Cf. also Medieval Latin intensitas.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈtɛnsɪti/

Noun

intensity (plural intensities)

  1. The quality of being intense.
  2. The degree of strength.
  3. (physics) Time-averaged energy flux (the ratio of average power to the area through which the power “flows”); irradiance.
  4. (optics) Can mean any of radiant intensity, luminous intensity or irradiance.
  5. (astronomy) Synonym of radiance.
  6. (geology) The severity of an earthquake in terms of its effects on the earth’s surface, and buildings. The value depends on the distance from the epicentre, and is not to be confused with the magnitude.

Derived terms

  • light intensity
  • luminous intensity

Related terms

  • intense

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