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Engelsk navneord: strength

1. strength (om egenskab) the property of being physically or mentally strong

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFatigue sapped his strength.

Mindre specifikke termerproperty

Mere specifikke termerbrawn, brawniness, dynamism, endurance, firmness, good part, hardiness, heartiness, heftiness, huskiness, indomitability, invincibility, invulnerability, lustiness, might, mightiness, muscle, muscularity, power, robustness, ruggedness, sinew, soundness, stalwartness, stoutness, sturdiness, toughness, validity, vigor, vigour

Kendetegnerdelicate, rugged, strong, weak

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)weakness

2. strength (om egenskab) capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe faced an army of great strength.
Politicians have neglected our military posture.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)military capability, military posture, military strength, posture

Mindre specifikke termercapability, capableness

Mere specifikke termerfirepower, sea power

Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

3. strength (om egenskab) physical energy or intensity

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe hit with all the force he could muster.
It was destroyed by the strength of the gale.
A government has not the vitality and forcefulness of a living man.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)force, forcefulness

Mindre specifikke termerintensity, intensiveness

Mere specifikke termerbrunt, energy, impulse, momentum, vigor, vigour, zip

4. strength (om egenskab) an asset of special worth or utility

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCooking is his forte.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)forte, long suit, metier, speciality, specialty, strong point, strong suit

Mindre specifikke termerasset, plus

Mere specifikke termergreen fingers, green thumb

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)weak point

5. strength (om egenskab) the power to induce the taking of a course of action or the embracing of a point of view by means of argument or entreaty

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe strength of his argument settled the matter.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)persuasiveness

Mindre specifikke termerpower, powerfulness

Mere specifikke termerconvincingness

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unpersuasiveness

6. strength (om egenskab) the amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe adjusted the intensity of the sound.
They measured the station's signal strength.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)intensity, intensity level

Mindre specifikke termermagnitude

Mere specifikke termeracoustic power, candlepower, field intensity, field strength, half-intensity, light intensity, radio brightness, sound pressure level, threshold level

7. strength (om egenskab) capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe toxin's potency.
The strength of the drinks.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)effectiveness, potency

Mindre specifikke termerpower, powerfulness

Kendetegnerimpotent, potent, stiff, strong

8. strength (om tilstand) the condition of financial success

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe strength of the company's stock in recent weeks.

Mindre specifikke termerprosperity, successfulness

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)weakness

9. strength (om egenskab) permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey advertised the durability of their products.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)durability, enduringness, lastingness

Mindre specifikke termerpermanence, permanency

Mere specifikke termerchangelessness, continuity, everlastingness, indestructibility, persistence, tensile strength

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