Complete Definition of "dense"

wikipedia|dab=Density (disambiguation)
English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-dense.ogg|Audio (US)

:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Éns|-Éns

Etymology
From L. densus.

Adjective
en-adj|denser|densest

  1. Having relatively high density.
  2. Compact; crowded together.
  3. Thick; difficult to penetrate.
  4. Opaque; allowing little light to pass through.
  5. Obscure, or difficult to understand.
  6. Of a person, slow to comprehend; of low intelligence.

Synonyms
(having relatively high density): solid
(crowded together): compact, crowded, packed
(difficult to penetrate): thick, solid
(allowing little light to pass through): cloudy, opaque
(difficult to understand): abstruse, difficult, hard, incomprehensible, obscure, tough
(slow to comprehend): dumb, slow, stupid, thick

Antonyms
(having relatively high density):
(crowded together): diffuse, few and far between (of things as opposed to one thing), scattered, sparse
(difficult to penetrate): thin
(allowing little light to pass through): clear, diaphanous, see-through, translucent, transparent
(difficult to understand): clear, comprehensible, easy, simple, straightforward, understandable
(slow to comprehend): bright, canny, intelligent, quick, quick-witted, smart

Translations

Danish: tæt
Finnish: tiheä, tiivis
Hebrew: צפ××£ (tzafuf) (1)
Ido: densa
Italian: denso all meanings
mid
Slovene: gost m, gosta f, gosto n
Spanish: denso


French

Etymology
From L. densus.

Adjective
dense

  1. #Adjective|dense

Related terms
densité


Italian

Adjective
dense

  1. Feminine plural of denso

Latin

Etymology
From term|densus|dÄnsus|close, crowded, dense|lang=la

Adverb
la-adv|dens|dÄns|e

  1. closely, in rapid succession

Related terms
denseo|dÄnseÅ
denso|densÅ
densus|dÄnsus

References
Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)

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