Definitions for densedɛns
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
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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