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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (power)
a. intensity
La intensidad del granizo remitió en solo unos minutos.The intensity of the hail diminished after some minutes.
b. strength
La intensidad del terremoto asoló la ciudad en unos segundos.The strength of the earthquake destroyed the city in a few seconds.
c. heaviness
El sótano está lleno de agua a causa de la intensidad de la lluvia.The basement is flooded because of the heaviness of the rain.
2. (vehemence)
a. intensity
El orador pronunció el discurso con una intensidad tal que la audiencia le aplaudió durante varios minutos al acabar.The speaker gave a speech with such a great intensity that the audience applauded him for several minutes when he finished.
3. (of a color)
a. brightness
La parte más destacable de mi cuadro era la intensidad de los colores que usé.The most noticeable part of my painting was the brightness of the colors I used.
4. (of feelings)
a. passion
Cuando eres adolescente vives el amor con una intensidad enfermiza.As a teenager you live love with an unhealthy passion.
5. (degree)
a. intensity
Me tuve que operar porque la intensidad del dolor que sentía en la pierna era insoportable.I had to have an operation because the intensity of the pain I felt in my leg was unbearable.
6. (of electricity)
a. strength
El libro de texto de ciencias explica de qué depende la intensidad del campo eléctrico.The science text book explains what the strength of the electric field depends on.
b. brightness
La intensidad de la luz cuando abro las cortinas hace que me duelan los ojos.The brightness of the light when I open the curtains hurts my eyes.
7. (of sound)
a. intensity
La intensidad del sonido era tan baja que nadie lograba escucharlo.The intensity of the sound was so low that no one could hear it.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fuerza)
a. intensity
2. (de lluvia)
a. heaviness
3. (de luz, color)
a. brightness
4. (de amor)
a. passion, strength
de poca intensidaddim, weak
llovía con poca intensidadlight rain was falling
intensidad de corrientestrength of current
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1 (Electricidad y Eléctronica) (Técnica) strength; [de terremoto, sonido] intensity
intensidad luminosa luminous intensity
2 [de color, olor, dolor] intensity; [de recuerdo] vividness; [de emoción, sentimiento] strength
la intensidad de su mirada la atemorizó the intensity of his gaze frightened her; Manuel vivió con intensidad Manuel lived life to the full; ha aumentado la intensidad del tráfico the volume of traffic has increased; nevaba con gran intensidad it was snowing heavily o hard
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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perder intensidad
to lose intensity, to fade
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