A quantity, such as temperature, density, or pressure, which does not depend on the size of the sample. See extensive property.
intensive; intensive properties. Compare with extensive property. A property that does not change when the amount of sample changes. Examples are density, pressure, temperature, color.
property of matter that is independent of the amount of matter present; density and color are intensive properties. (see extensive property)
a property of matter that does not depend on amount
a property that is not dependent on the size of the system, e.g., temperature.
A property of matter that is independent of the amount of material present. Common intensive properties include boiling point, color, density, melting point, and solubility.