# 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
كَثَافَةكَثافَه
hustota
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

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Initially (5100 to 6950 s), the gas density leaving VB2 (MV2) is lower than the density in the upper part of Vessel 2 (D2B_15).
where [[rho].sub.g] is the gas density (kg/[m.sup.3]), [phi] is the porosity of coalrock mass, and [q.sub.g] is the velocity of gas seepage (m/s).
According to the dense gas theory of Enskog , as the gas density increases, the percentage of gas molecules in the total volume is no longer negligible.
where I(x,y,0) is the initial beam intensity before a sparking event occurs, I(x,y,t) is the measured beam intensity, and [micro] and [[rho].sub.0] are the mass attenuation coefficient and the initial ambient gas density, respectively.
where [Q.sub.f] and [Q.sub.a] are calculated with Langmuir's formula, [P.sub.L] is Langmuir's pressure, under which the absorption capacity of gas can reach 50% of the maximum value, [V.sub.L] is Langmuir volume that reflects the maximum adsorption capacity, [[rho].sub.a] is gas density that measured under standard conditions and [[rho].sub.a] = [beta][p.sub.a] that is obtained from Eq.
[sup.12]CO (J= 2-1) was used as a molecular gas density indicator.
Because these quantities may be given as a power series in a real gas density and conclude some semi empirical expressions which demonstrate some spectral facts.
Volumetric capacity is the latent heat times the gas density and while water's latent heat is huge-more than 15 times higher than R-134a-its gas density is incredibly low.
Samangan Governor Khairullah Anosh said gas density and blasts led to the collapse of a tunnel, leaving 24 labourers dead and five wounded.
where R is the average radius of supercritical bubbles, [C.sub.0] is the initial gas concentration in the solution, C is the current gas concentration in the selected element of the solution, [rho][sub.g] is the gas density in bubbles, and [rho][sub.p] is the polymer melt density.
A team led by computational physicist Philip Marcus shows how variations in gas density lead to instability, which then generates the whirlpool-like vortices needed for stars to form.

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