Definitions for densedɛns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dense, heavy, impenetrable(adj)

    permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter

    "dense smoke"; "heavy fog"; "impenetrable gloom"

  2. dense, thick(adj)

    hard to pass through because of dense growth

    "dense vegetation"; "thick woods"

  3. dense(adj)

    having high relative density or specific gravity

    "dense as lead"

  4. 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"


  1. dense(Adjective)

    Having relatively high density.

  2. dense(Adjective)

    Compact; crowded together.

  3. dense(Adjective)

    Thick; difficult to penetrate.

  4. dense(Adjective)

    Opaque; allowing little light to pass through.

  5. dense(Adjective)

    Obscure, or difficult to understand.

  6. dense(Adjective)

    Being a subset of a topological space that approximates the space well. See Wikipedia article on s for mathematical definition.

  7. dense(Adjective)

    Of a person, slow to comprehend; of low intelligence.

  8. Origin: From densus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dense(adj)

    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

  2. Dense(adj)

    stupid; gross; crass; as, dense ignorance

  3. Origin: [L. densus; akin to Gr. thick with hair or leaves: cf. F. dense.]


  1. Dense

    Dense is a 2004 American television short film directed and written by Vanessa Williams and Shari Poindexter, and aired on the TV channel Showtime.

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  1. needs

  2. denes

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