(industrial relations) a type of bargaining in which all parties involved recognize that there are common problems requiring mutual resolution
[in-ten-si-tee] /ɪnˈtɛn sɪ ti/ noun, plural intensities. 1. the quality or condition of being intense. 2. great energy, strength, concentration, vehemence, etc., as of activity, thought, or feeling: He went at the job with great intensity. 3. a high or extreme degree, as of cold or heat. 4. the degree or extent to which something […]
[in-ten-siv] /ɪnˈtɛn sɪv/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characterized by intensity: intensive questioning. 2. tending to intensify; intensifying. 3. Medicine/Medical. 4. noting or pertaining to a system of agriculture involving the cultivation of limited areas, and relying on the maximum use of labor and expenditures to raise the crop yield per unit area (opposed […]
noun 1. the use of specialized equipment and personnel for continuous monitoring and care of the critically ill. noun 1. extensive and continuous care and treatment provided for an acutely ill patient, usually in a specially designated section (intensive care unit) of a hospital noun See critical care intensive care in·ten·sive care (ĭn-těn’sĭv) n. Continuous […]
noun 1. the specialized center in a hospital where intensive care is provided. Abbreviation: ICU. intensive care unit n. Abbr. ICU A specialized section of a hospital containing the equipment, medical and nursing staff, and monitoring devices necessary to provide intensive care. Also called critical care unit.