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den·si·ty

 (dĕn′sĭ-tē)
n. pl. den·si·ties
1. The quality or condition of being dense.
2.
a. The quantity of something per unit measure, especially per unit length, area, or volume.
b. The mass per unit volume of a substance under specified conditions of pressure and temperature.
3. Computers A measure of the number of bits that can be stored in a given amount of physical space on a storage medium.
4. The number of individuals, such as inhabitants or housing units, per unit of area.
5. The degree of optical opacity of a medium or material, as of a photographic negative.
6. Thickness of consistency; impenetrability.
7. Complexity of structure or content.
8. Stupidity; dullness.

density

(ˈdɛnsɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. the degree to which something is filled, crowded, or occupied: high density of building in towns.
2. obtuseness; stupidity
3. (General Physics) a measure of the compactness of a substance, expressed as its mass per unit volume. It is measured in kilograms per cubic metre or pounds per cubic foot. Symbol: ρ See also relative density
4. (General Physics) a measure of a physical quantity per unit of length, area, or volume. See charge density, current density
5. (General Physics) physics photog See transmission density, reflection density

den•si•ty

(ˈdɛn sɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the state or quality of being dense; compactness.
2. stupidity; obtuseness.
3. the average number of inhabitants, dwellings, or the like, per unit of area: a population density of 100 persons per square mile.
4. Physics. mass per unit volume.
5. the degree of opacity of a substance, medium, etc., that transmits light.
6. the relative degree of opacity of an area of a photographic negative or transparency, often expressed logarithmically.
7. a measure of how much data can be stored in a given amount of space on a disk or other computer storage medium.
[1595–1605; < Latin]

den·si·ty

(dĕn′sĭ-tē)
A measure of the compactness of a substance. Density is equal to the amount of mass per unit of volume. In general, density increases as pressure increases and temperature decreases.

density

Mass per unit volume.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.density - the amount per unit sizedensity - the amount per unit size    
compactness - the consistency of a compact solid
bits per inch, bpi - a measure of how densely information is packed on a storage medium
flux density, flux - (physics) the number of changes in energy flow across a given surface per unit area
absorbance, optical density, photographic density, transmission density - (physics) a measure of the extent to which a substance transmits light or other electromagnetic radiation
low density, rarity, tenuity - a rarified quality; "the tenuity of the upper atmosphere"
relative density - the ratio of the density of something to the density of a standard
2.density - the spatial property of being crowded together
spatial arrangement, spacing - the property possessed by an array of things that have space between them

density

noun
1. tightness, closeness, thickness, compactness, impenetrability, denseness, crowdedness The region has a high population density.
2. mass, body, bulk, consistency, solidity Jupiter's moon Io has a density of 3.5 grams per cubic centimetre.

density

noun
The quality, condition, or degree of being thick:
Translations
كَثَافَةكَثافَه
hustota
tæthedvægtfylde
tiheysominaispaino
gustoća
fajsúlysűrűség
eîlismassiòéttleiki
密集
밀도
gostota
täthet
ความหนาแน่น
mật độ

density

[ˈdensɪtɪ] N
1. (= thickness) [of forest, vegetation, fog] → densidad f, lo espeso; [of population] → densidad f
2. (Phys) [of material, substance] → densidad f
single/double density diskdisco m de densidad sencilla/de doble densidad

density

[ˈdɛnsɪti] n
[substance] → densité f
[population] → densité f; [housing] → densité f
(COMPUTING) single density disk, double-density disk, high-density disk

density

nDichte f; population densityBevölkerungsdichte f

density

[ˈdɛnsɪtɪ] ndensità f inv
single-/double-density disk (Comput) → disco a singola/doppia densità

dense

(dens) adjective
1. thick and close. We made our way through dense forest; The fog was so dense that we could not see anything.
2. very stupid. He's so dense I have to tell him everything twice.
ˈdensely adverb
very closely together. The crowd was densely packed.
ˈdensity noun
1. the number of items, people etc found in a given area compared with other areas especially if large. the density of the population.
2. the quantity of matter in each unit of volume. the density of a gas.

density

كَثَافَة hustota tæthed Dichte πυκνότητα densidad tiheys densité gustoća densità 密集 밀도 dichtheid tetthet gęstość densidade плотность täthet ความหนาแน่น yoğunluk mật độ 稠密

den·si·ty

n. densidad;
quality of being dense. bone ______ ósea;
optic ______ óptica;
urinary ______ urinaria;
vapor ______ del vapor;
bone mineral ______ mineral ósea.

density

n (pl -ties) densidad f bone mineral — densidad mineral ósea
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Unadjusted data for body composition and areal bone mineral density at the whole body and lumbar spine are presented in Table 2.
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