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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dense, heavy, impenetrableadjective

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

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

  2. dense, thickadjective

    hard to pass through because of dense growth

    "dense vegetation"; "thick woods"

  3. denseadjective

    having high relative density or specific gravity

    "dense as lead"

  4. dense, dim, dull, dumb, obtuse, slowadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. denseadjective

    Having relatively high density.

    Etymology: From densus.

  2. denseadjective

    Compact; crowded together.

    Etymology: From densus.

  3. denseadjective

    Thick; difficult to penetrate.

    Etymology: From densus.

  4. denseadjective

    Opaque; allowing little light to pass through.

    Etymology: From densus.

  5. denseadjective

    Obscure, or difficult to understand.

    Etymology: From densus.

  6. denseadjective

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

    Etymology: From densus.

  7. denseadjective

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

    Etymology: From densus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Denseadjective

    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

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

  2. Denseadjective

    stupid; gross; crass; as, dense ignorance

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

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dense

    dens, adj. thick, close, compact: impenetrably stupid.—n. a thicket.—adv. Dense′ly.—ns. Dense′ness; Dens′ity, the quality of being dense: the proportion of mass to bulk or volume: the quantity of matter per unit of bulk. [L. densus, thick.]

Entomology

  1. Dense

    thickly crowded together.

Anagrams for dense »

  1. needs

  2. denes

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dense in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dense in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of dense in a Sentence

  1. Michael Katchen:

    There is a benefit in being part of the engineering culture in the Valley ... a different sort of skill set that you acquire from being in senior positions or being around such a dense population of startups.

  2. Arif Noor:

    The population is dense, but at the same time they're everywhere -- up in the mountains, down in the valleys, with landslides, the situation is even worse.

  3. Tucker Clinton:

    As we learn more about it, we know that the web of connections between people on Trump’s team and Russian representatives just gets more and more dense.

  4. David Hu:

    The more dense you could make your eyelashes, the better it would be.

  5. Caroline Passerrello:

    Those types of items are really nutrient dense, they have a good shelf life. If you're able to plan ahead, they're pretty versatile and you can use them in different ways. Almost at every meal you could incorporate those items.

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