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intensification

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

In meteorology, the increase of pressure gradient around a pressure system. See also weakening.

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intensify

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

(in photography) to increase the opacity (of a film or plate).

—intensification, intensifier n.

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intensify

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 15 words.

(in photography) to increase the opacity (of a film or plate).

—intensification, intensifier n.

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intensifying

Sylvia Chalker and Edmund Weiner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 47 words.

Having a heightening or lowering effect.

The term is applied not only to adverbs (an intensifying adverb is usually called

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work intensification

Overview page. Subjects: Human Resource Management.

Is the process of raising the expected workload of an employee by increasing the amount of tasks to be undertaken or shortening the time allowed to complete those tasks. It therefore...

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work intensification

Emma Jeanes.

in A Dictionary of Organizational Behaviour

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 128 words.

The process of requiring workers to undertake more tasks in the same time or of giving them the same workload but less time in which to complete it. Work intensification is associated with...

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Intensifying Production

Erin Stewart Mauldin.

in Unredeemed Land

January 2019; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 12665 words.

Wartime damage intensified cotton production among small farmers. The disappearance of livestock, the increase in rates of animal diseases, and the lack of fencing materials meant that more...

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Agricultural Intensification

in Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

January 2010; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 1754 words.

Intensified agricultural production involves the use of land for food or livestock production in a way that increases output. The rapid increase in human population has made it...

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Affirmation and Intensification

Kathleen M. Cumiskey and Larissa Hjorth.

in Haunting Hands

September 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology. 6752 words.

In this chapter we focus on mobile-emotive rituals of affirmation and intensification. Loss can be viewed as a disruption in identity. Mobile media are used as a means to affirm the role...

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Intensification, individualisation, inconvenience, interpellation

John Harris and Vicky White.

in Modernising social work

March 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. 3057 words.

This book has examined specific dimensions of what modernising social work involves, some of which have attracted little attention to date. These dimensions are located within...

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intensification

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

In meteorology, the increase of pressure gradient around a pressure system. See also weakening.

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intensification

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 15 words.

In meteorology, the increase of pressure gradient around a pressure system. See also weakening.

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intensification

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 16 words.

In meteorology, the increase of the pressure gradient around a pressure system. See also weakening.

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intensification

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 16 words.

In meteorology, the increase of the pressure gradient around a pressure system. See also weakening.

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intensification

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 16 words.

In *synoptic meteorology, an increase in the *pressure gradient surrounding an *anticyclone. See also weakening

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intensification

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 16 words.

In *synoptic meteorology, an increase in the *pressure gradient surrounding an *anticyclone. See also weakening

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intensification

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 15 words.

In meteorology, the increase of pressure gradient around a pressure system. See also weakening.

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intensification

Storm Dunlop.

in A Dictionary of Weather

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Science. 36 words.

The increase, with time, of the overall pressure gradient around the centre of a system, such as the increase in

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intensify

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 158 words.

• Delphi • deify, reify • preachify, speechify • edify • ladyfy • acidify, humidify, rigidify, solidify

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intensify

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 158 words.

• Delphi • deify, reify • preachify, speechify • edify • ladyfy • acidify, humidify, rigidify, solidify

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intensifying

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 100 words.

(Word, intonation, inflection) which in any way adds emphasis to a sentence or some element within it. Thus, schematically, He

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