# density

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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:
 Noun 1 density - the amount per unit size    densenesscompactness - the consistency of a compact solidbits per inch, bpi - a measure of how densely information is packed on a storage mediumflux density, flux - (physics) the number of changes in energy flow across a given surface per unit areaabsorbance, optical density, photographic density, transmission density - (physics) a measure of the extent to which a substance transmits light or other electromagnetic radiationlow 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 togetherspatial arrangement, spacing - the property possessed by an array of things that have space between them

## density

noun
1. The region has a high population density.
2. 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
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tæthedvægtfylde
tiheysominaispaino
gustoća
fajsúlysűrűség
eîlismassiòéttleiki

밀도
gostota
täthet
ความหนาแน่น
mật độ

## density

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

## density

[ˈdɛnsɪti] n
[substance] →
[population] → ; [housing] →
(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) →

## dense

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.
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

hustota tæthed tiheys gustoća 密集 밀도 täthet ความหนาแน่น mật độ

## den·si·ty

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

## density

References in classic literature ?
The density of the weed gave me a reassuring sense of hiding.
In reality the column of water would be shorter, as we are speaking of sea water, the density of which is greater than that of fresh water.
Their density would not en- able them to understand his sharper point of view.
Suddenly upon the beach he saw what at first he imagined must be an optical illusion - a long shaft of light, invisible in itself except that it seemed to slightly change the density of the mist.
I did not mean," he said over the soup, addressing Alexey Alexandrovitch, "mere density of population alone, but in conjunction with fundamental ideas, and not by means of principles.
If we must compare the eye to an optical instrument, we ought in imagination to take a thick layer of transparent tissue, with a nerve sensitive to light beneath, and then suppose every part of this layer to be continually changing slowly in density, so as to separate into layers of different densities and thicknesses, placed at different distances from each other, and with the surfaces of each layer slowly changing in form.
Rarity and density, roughness and smoothness, seem to be terms indicating quality: yet these, it would appear, really belong to a class different from that of quality.
If this planet has any atmosphere at all, it is one of no great density, and its orbit being without our own, we can easily trace on its surface the outlines of seas and continents.
At the height of six thousand feet, the density of the atmosphere has already greatly diminished; sound is conveyed with difficulty, and the voice is not so easily heard.
The moon, gentlemen, has been carefully studied," continued Barbicane; "her mass, density, and weight; her constitution, motions, distance, as well as her place in the solar system, have all been exactly determined.
But if it did not fail, Michel, your density being less than that of the projectile, you would soon be left behind.
A whirlwind had apparently collected its force in our vicinity; for there were frequent and violent alterations in the direction of the wind; and the exceeding density of the clouds (which hung so low as to press upon the turrets of the house) did not prevent our perceiving the lifelike velocity with which they flew careering from all points against each other, without passing away into the distance.

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