- intensive magnitude
- The measure of a quality such as hardness where there is no physical process of addition for producing more of the quality by combining given amounts. Such magnitudes contrast with extensive magnitudes (length, volume) where this can be done.
Philosophy dictionary. Academic. 2011.
Look at other dictionaries:
Data Intensive Computing — is a class of parallel computing applications which use a data parallel approach to processing large volumes of data typically terabytes or petabytes in size and typically referred to as Big Data. Computing applications which devote most of their … Wikipedia
Hegel’s logic and philosophy of mind — Willem deVries LOGIC AND MIND IN HEGEL’S PHILOSOPHY Hegel is above all a systematic philosopher. Awe inspiring in its scope, his philosophy left no subject untouched. Logic provides the central, unifying framework as well as the general… … History of philosophy
List of philosophy topics (I-Q) — II and thou I Ching I Ching I proposition I Thou I Thou relationshipIaIamblichus (philosopher)IbYahya Ibn Adi Yahya Ibn Adi Ibn al Arabi Muhyi al Din Ibn al Arabi Abu Bakr Ibn Bajja Abu Bakr Ibn Bājja Abu Bakr Muhammad Ibn Yahya Ibn as Say igh… … Wikipedia
Größe — Magnitude (fachsprachlich); Ausmaß; Dimension; Größenordnung; Format; Liga (umgangssprachlich); Ausdehnung; Weite; Umfang; Symbolfigur; Objekt … Universal-Lexikon
ECONOMIC AFFAIRS — THE PRE MANDATE (LATE OTTOMAN) PERIOD Geography and Borders In September 1923 a new political entity was formally recognized by the international community. Palestine, or Ereẓ Israel as Jews have continued to refer to it for 2,000 years,… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Theory of conjoint measurement — The theory of conjoint measurement (also known as conjoint measurement or additive conjoint measurement) is a general, formal theory of continuous quantity. It was independently discovered by the French economist Gerard Debreu (1960) and by the… … Wikipedia
GALAXIES — L’observation à l’œil nu d’un ciel constellé d’étoiles montre que celles ci ne sont pas réparties au hasard: elles tendent à se regrouper en une longue écharpe laiteuse qui parcourt la voûte céleste d’un bord à l’autre de l’horizon, et que nos… … Encyclopédie Universelle
Non-equilibrium thermodynamics — Thermodynamics … Wikipedia
china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material … Universalium
China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast … Universalium