(logic, semantics) Any property or quality connoted by a word, phrase or other symbol, contrasted to actual instances in the real world to which the term applies.
(dated) A straining, stretching, or bending; the state of being strained.
The intension of a musical string.
Origin of intension
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latinintēnsiō (“straining, effort; intensifying”), from intēnsus (“stretched”), perfect passive participle of intendō (“strain or stretch toward”) .
Intension Sentence Examples
In all argument it is essential that the speakers should be in agreement as to the Intension of the words they use.
Magnetization produces inTension produces increase of crease of length in all fields.
Magnetization produces inTension produces increase of crease of length in weak fields, magnetization in weak fields, decrease in strong fields.
Mill) equivalent to Intension, which is used to describe the sum of the qualities regarded as belonging to any given thing and involved in the name by which it is known; thus the term "elephant" connotes the having a trunk, a certain shape of body, texture of skin, and so on.
Her primary intension in this series of works was to explore the potential to reconfigure the viewer's relationship to space (6 ).