Definitions for Densityˈdɛn sɪ ti
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
den•si•tyˈdɛn sɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.
the state or quality of being dense; compactness.
the average number of inhabitants, dwellings, or the like, per unit of area:
a population density of 100 persons per square mile.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Physics. mass per unit volume.
the degree of opacity of a substance, medium, etc., that transmits light.
the relative degree of opacity of an area of a photographic negative or transparency, often expressed logarithmically.
a measure of how much data can be stored in a given amount of space on a disk or other computer storage medium.
Origin of density:
1595–1605; < L
the amount per unit size
concentration, density, denseness, tightness, compactness(noun)
the spatial property of being crowded together
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
density(noun)ˈdɛn sɪ ti
a measure of how many of sth is in an area
the population density; high/low density
densityˈdɛn sɪ ti
the relationship between the size and weight of an object
objects of different densities; the density of the gas
A measure of the amount of matter contained by a given volume.
The ratio of one quantity to that of another quantity.
The number particles per unit volume of a specified volume can be considered to be the particle density for the specified volume.
The probability that an event will occur, as a function of some observed variable.
the quality of being dense, close, or thick; compactness; -- opposed to rarity
the ratio of mass, or quantity of matter, to bulk or volume, esp. as compared with the mass and volume of a portion of some substance used as a standard
depth of shade
Translations for Density
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the number of items, people etc found in a given area compared with other areas especially if large
the density of the population.
- densidadePortuguese (BR)
- die DichteGerman
- تراکم؛ انبوهیFarsi
- biezums; blīvumsLatvian
- tetthet, kompakthetNorwegian
- تراکم؛ انبوهیPersian
- 密集度Chinese (Trad.)
- густота, щільністьUkrainian
- mật độVietnamese
- 密集度Chinese (Simp.)
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