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intensions, plural;
  1. The internal content of a concept

  2. Resolution or determination

  1. what you must know in order to determine the reference of an expression
  2. (intensional) used of the set of attributes that distinguish the referents of a given word
  3. In linguistics, logic, philosophy, and other fields, an intension is any property or quality connoted by a word, phrase or other symbol. In the case of a word, it is often implied by the word's definition. ...
  4. (INTENSIONAL) Having, or presupposing, a use of terms that relates not to the extension (that is, the individual things that actually happen to fall under these terms in this world) but determines what could or could not fall under the term (in for example any possible world). E.g. ...
  5. The meaning of an expression. See extension / intension.
  6. an abstract description of something, as distinguished from the extension, which is the thing described. For example, ``John wants to own the fastest car in town'' is an intensional description of what John wants. ...
  7. The definitional rule gives a long list of specifications related to the meaning of the concept 'good customer'.  That meaning is called its intension.  ISO 1087 defines intension as "the set of characteristics which makes up the concept. ...
  8. The collection of properties that characterize the phenomena in the extension of the concept
  9. the degree of presence of color in the stone. Position on a scale from colorless to bright intension colors.