intense application

intense application
index diligence (care)

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  • Intense — In*tense , a. [L. intensus stretched, tight, p. p. of intendere to stretch: cf. F. intense. See {Intend}, and cf. {Intent}, and cf. {Intent}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. Strained; tightly drawn; kept on the stretch; strict; very close or earnest; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intense — adjective a) Strained; tightly drawn; kept on the stretch; strict; very close or earnest; as, intense study or application; intense thought. b) Extreme in degree; excessive; immoderate; as: (a) Ardent; fervent; as, intense heat. (b) Keen; biting; …   Wiktionary

  • application — n. 1. Applying, putting on. 2. Thing applied (emollient, irritant, stimulant, or rubefacient). 3. Appliance, use, exercise, practice. 4. Solicitation, petition, appeal, request, suit. 5. Assiduity, industry, perseverance, persistency, intense… …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Commercial Application of Military Airlift Aircraft — A C 17 performing a medical evacuation in Antarctica, August 2007. Commercial Application of Military Airlift Aircraft (CAMAA) is a joint initiative between the United States Air Force (USAF), Boeing, and academia designed as a means to mitigate… …   Wikipedia

  • Île Intense — La Réunion  Cet article concerne la région française d outre mer. Pour les autres significations, voir La Réunion (homonymie). 21° 09′ S 55° 30′ E …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …   Universalium

  • Attention — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Attention >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 attention attention Sgm: N 1 mindfulness mindfulness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 intentness intentness intentiveness Sgm: N 1 alertness alertness Sgm: N 1 thought …   English dictionary for students

  • diligence — dil·i·gence / di lə jəns/ n: earnest and persistent application of effort esp. as required by law; also: care (1) see also due diligence Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • study — [13] Study comes via Old French estudie from Latin studium ‘eagerness, intense application’, hence ‘application to learning’ (English studio [19] comes from the same ultimate source, only via Italian). Studium in turn was derived from the verb… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • study — [13] Study comes via Old French estudie from Latin studium ‘eagerness, intense application’, hence ‘application to learning’ (English studio [19] comes from the same ultimate source, only via Italian). Studium in turn was derived from the verb… …   Word origins

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