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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"

Wiktionary

  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.]

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.]

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  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. David Hu:

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

  2. Jonathan Shaw:

    All over the world, poor quality and highly energy-dense food is the cheapest.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    If a person is too honest, then the people will not let him live even in the dense forest.

  4. Ulrich Faul:

    Diamonds are a perfect match because they're a little bit more dense, but we don't need a lot of them.

  5. Gert Verdonck:

    There is a big population, dense population in Beira, of course any spread of any kind of epidemic will be a lot quicker here.

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