Definitions for densedɛns
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
having the component parts closely compacted together; crowded or compact:
a dense forest.
stupid; slow-witted; dull.
relatively opaque; transmitting little light, as a photographic negative, optical glass, or color.
difficult to understand because of being closely packed with ideas or complexities of style.
Origin of dense:
1590–1600; < L dēnsus thick; akin to Gk dasýs
dense, heavy, impenetrable(adj)
permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
"dense smoke"; "heavy fog"; "impenetrable gloom"
hard to pass through because of dense growth
"dense vegetation"; "thick woods"
having high relative density or specific gravity
"dense as lead"
dense, dim, dull, dumb, obtuse, slow(adj)
slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity
"so dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"; "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"; "worked with the slow students"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
containing many things close together
a dense area of rain forest; one of the world's densest cities
difficult to see through
heavy in relation to size
one of the densest planets
***Don't be so dense!
(of written text) too difficult to read and understand quickly
a dense novel; a densely populated area
Having relatively high density.
Compact; crowded together.
Thick; difficult to penetrate.
Opaque; allowing little light to pass through.
Obscure, or difficult to understand.
Being a subset of a topological space that approximates the space well. See Wikipedia article on s for mathematical definition.
Of a person, slow to comprehend; of low intelligence.
Origin: From densus.
having the constituent parts massed or crowded together; close; compact; thick; containing much matter in a small space; heavy; opaque; as, a dense crowd; a dense forest; a dense fog
stupid; gross; crass; as, dense ignorance
Dense is a 2004 American television short film directed and written by Vanessa Williams and Shari Poindexter, and aired on the TV channel Showtime.
Translations for dense
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
thick and close
We made our way through dense forest; The fog was so dense that we could not see anything.
- densoPortuguese (BR)
- tæt; tykDanish
- espeso, densoSpanish
- انبوه؛ متراکم؛ غلیظFarsi
- bujan, gustCroatian
- þéttur, samþjappaðurIcelandic
- tankus, tirštasLithuanian
- biezs; blīvsLatvian
- tett; tykk, kompaktNorwegian
- انبوه؛ متراکم؛ غلیظPersian
- ګڼ، خنډ، ټينګ، مزدحم، متراكم، غليظ: احمقPashto
- tät, kompaktSwedish
- yoğun, sıkTurkish
- 稠密的Chinese (Trad.)
- густий; щільнийUkrainian
- کثیف ، گاڑھاUrdu
- dày đặcVietnamese
- 稠密的Chinese (Simp.)
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