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dense Explained

dense at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[dens]

dense at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

early 15c., from L. densus "thick, crowded." Sense of "stupid" is first recorded 1822. Density is from 1603. ///

dense at Latin => English Of Explained:

ADV thickly/closely/close together (space); frequently/rapidly/one after the other;

dense at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj [Date: 1400-1500; Language: Latin; Origin: densus]//
1 made of or containing a lot of things or people that are very close together: thick// dense undergrowth/forest/woodland/jungle etc // --A narrow track wound steeply up through dense forest.// --a dense rurally-based population //
2 difficult to see through or breathe in: dense fog/smoke/cloud // --dense black smoke//
3 informal not able to understand things easily: stupid// --Am I being dense? I don't quite understand.//
4 a dense piece of writing is difficult to understand because it contains a lot of information or uses complicated language:
5 technical a substance that is dense has a lot of mass in relation to its size: --Water is eight hundred times denser than air.// -- densely adv // --a densely populated area// -- denseness n [U] //

dense at French => English Of Explained:

concentrated, dense, thick

dense at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

161 Moby Thesaurus words for "dense":
Boeotian, adamantine, asinine, beef-brained, beef-witted,
blockheaded, blockish, bony, bovine, bristling, broad-bodied,
bulky, bullnecked, cement, cemental, chumpish, cloddish, close,
close-knit, close-textured, close-woven, coarse, compact,
compacted, compressed, concentrated, concrete, condensed,
congested, consolidated, corneous, corpulent, cowish, crammed,
crammed full, crass, crawling, crowded, diamondlike, dim,
dim-witted, doltish, dull, dullard, dumb, duncical, duncish,
durable, dure, enduring, exuberant, fat, fatheaded, firm,
flintlike, flinty, flourishing, foolish, full, full-bodied, gluey,
granitelike, granitic, gross, hard, hard as nails, hardhearted,
heaped, heavy, heavyset, horny, impassable, impassive,
impenetrable, impermeable, ineducable, iron-hard, ironlike,
jam-packed, jammed, jungled, jungly, klutzy, lapideous, lasting,
lethargic, lithoid, lithoidal, lumpish, lush, luxuriant, marble,
marblelike, massed, massive, nonporous, numskulled, oafish,
obdurate, obtuse, opaque, osseous, overgrown, overrun, packed,
phlegmatic, piled, populous, rank, resistant, resistive, riotous,
rocklike, rocky, rugged, serried, slow, slow-witted, sluggish,
solid, sottish, sound, stable, steady, steellike, steely, stolid,
stonelike, stony, stout, strong, stupid, sturdy, substantial,
swarming, teeming, thick, thick-bodied, thick-growing,
thick-witted, thickheaded, thickset, three-dimensional, tight,
torpid, tough, unteachable, unweeded, unyielding, viscid, viscose,
viscous, weed-choked, weed-ridden, weedy, well-built,
well-constructed, well-founded, well-grounded, well-made,
wrongheaded

dense at French => English Of Explained:

ivierungsfähig [aktiːviːruŋsfɛːiç]

dense at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Cohesiveness): cohesive, adhesive, adhering, cohering, tenacious, tough, sticky, gluey, viscous, united, unseparated, inseparable, inextricable, compact, dense.

[ADJ] (Assemblage): assembled, closely packed, dense, crowded, teeming, swarming, populous, cumulative.

[V] (Density): be dense, become solid, solidify, concrete, precipitate, deposit, crystallize, petrify, harden, condense, compress

[ADJ] (Density): dense, solid, solidified, compact, substantial, massive, impenetrable, undissolved.

dense at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective (denser, densest)
1 containing a lot of people, things, plants, etc. with little space between them:
a dense crowd / forest * areas of dense population
2 difficult to see through:
dense fog / smoke / fumes
3 (informal) stupid:
How can you be so dense?
4 difficult to understand because it contains a lot of information:
a dense piece of writing
5 (technical) heavy in relation to its size:
Less dense substances move upwards to form a crust.
densely adverb:
a densely populated area * densely covered / packed

Dense at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Dense \Dense\, a. [L. densus; akin to Gr. ? thick with hair or
leaves: cf. F. dense.]
1. 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.

All sorts of bodies, firm and fluid, dense and rare.
--Ray.

To replace the cloudy barrier dense. --Cowper.

2. Stupid; gross; crass; as, dense ignorance.

dense at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

dense
adj 1: permitting little if any light to pass through because of
denseness of matter; "dense smoke"; "heavy fog";
"impenetrable gloom" [syn: {heavy}, {impenetrable}]
2: closely crowded together; "a compact shopping center"; "a
dense population"; "thick crowds" [syn: {compact}, {thick}]
3: hard to pass through because of dense growth; "dense
vegetation"; "thick woods" [syn: {thick}]
4: having high relative density or specific gravity; "dense as
lead"
5: 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"
[syn: {dim}, {dull}, {dumb}, {obtuse}, {slow}]

dense at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedia » dab=Density (disambiguation)

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » densus|lang=la.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » RP|US Inter: IPA » /dɛns/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-dense.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: rhymes » ɛns

    Adjective

    Inter: en-adj » dens|er


  • Having relatively high density.
    1. Compact; crowded together.
    2. Thick; difficult to penetrate.
    3. Opaque; allowing little light to pass through.
    4. Obscure, or difficult to understand.
    5. Inter: context » mathematics|topology Being a subset of a topological space that approximates the space well. See Wikipedia article on Inter: w » dense sets for mathematical definition.
    6. Of a person, slow to comprehend; of low intelligence.Inter: anchor » ADJ7

      Synonyms

      * Inter: sense » having relatively high density solid

  • Inter: sense » crowded together compact, crowded, packed
  • Inter: sense » difficult to penetrate thick, solid
  • Inter: sense » allowing little light to pass through cloudy, opaque
  • Inter: sense » difficult to understand abstruse, difficult, hard, incomprehensible, obscure, tough
  • Inter: sense » slow to comprehend dumb, slow, stupid, thick

    Antonyms

    * Inter: sense » having relatively high density
  • Inter: sense » crowded together diffuse, few and far between Inter: qualifier » of things as opposed to one thing, scattered, sparse, rarefied Inter: qualifier » scientific, to describe gases
  • Inter: sense » difficult to penetrate thin
  • Inter: sense » allowing little light to pass through clear, diaphanous, see-through, translucent, transparent
  • Inter: sense » difficult to understand clear, comprehensible, easy, simple, straightforward, understandable
  • Inter: sense » in mathematics meager
  • Inter: sense » slow to comprehend bright, canny, intelligent, quick, quick-witted, smart

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » having relatively high density
  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|խիտ|tr=xit
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|гъст|tr=gǎst|sc=Cyrl
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|dens
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|密|tr=mì|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|稠密|tr=chóumì|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|濃|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|浓|tr=nóng|sc=Hani
  • Danish: Inter: t- » da|kompakt
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|tiheä
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|dicht
  • Irish: Inter: t » ga|dlúth

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|濃い|tr=こい, koi|sc=Jpan
    • Latvian: Inter: t- » lv|blīvs
    • Macedonian: Inter: t- » mk|густ|m|tr=gust
    • Pashto: Inter: t+ » ps|ټينګ|tr=ṭing
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|gęsty|m
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|denso
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|плотный|tr=plótnyj, Inter: t+ » ru|густой|tr=gustój|sc=Cyrl Inter: qualifier » viscous
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|denso|m
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|yoğun


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » compact; crowded together
    • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|խիտ|tr=xit, Inter: t- » hy|թանձր|tr=t’anjr
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|плътен, Inter: t+ » bg|компактен
    • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|hustý
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|tæt
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|tiheä, Inter: t+ » fi|tiivis, Inter: t- » fi|taaja, Inter: t+ » fi|sankka
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|dicht


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Hiligaynon: Inter: tø » hil|garot|alt=garót, Inter: tø » hil|magarot|alt=magarót
  • Macedonian: Inter: t- » mk|збиен|m|tr=zbíen
  • Pashto: Inter: t+ » ps|ګڼ|tr=gëṇ
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|zwarty|m, Inter: t- » pl|zbity|m
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|compacto
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|плотный|tr=plótnyj|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|компактный|tr=kompáktnyj|sc=Cyrl
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|compacto|m, Inter: t- » es|macizo|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » thick; difficult to penetrate
    • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|խիտ|tr=xit, Inter: t- » hy|թանձր|tr=t’anjr
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|гъст|tr=gǎst|sc=Cyrl
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|tæt
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|tiheä, Inter: t+ » fi|tiivis


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|dicht
  • Macedonian: Inter: t- » mk|густ|m|tr=gust
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|густой|tr=gustój|sc=Cyrl
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|denso|m, Inter: t+ » es|espeso|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » opaque; allowing little light to pass through
    • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|թանձր|tr=t’anjr
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|непрозрачен|tr=neprozráčen|sc=Cyrl
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|tiheä, Inter: t+ » fi|tiivis


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|dicht
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|непрозрачный|tr=neprozráčnyj|sc=Cyrl
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|denso|m, Inter: t- » es|tupido|m (a forest)

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » obscure, or difficult to understand
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|hämärä
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|dicht


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|pastoso|m
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|obscuro|m, Inter: t+ » es|enigmático|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » math: being a well-approximating subset
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|tæt
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|tiheä
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|dicht


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|gęsty|m
  • Spanish: (subconjunto) Inter: t+ » es|denso|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » slow to comprehend; of low intelligence
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|тъп, Inter: t+ » bg|глупав
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|pimeä
    • Hebrew: Inter: t+ » he|סתום|m|tr=ְsatum|sc=Hebr Inter: qualifier » slang
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|tępy|m


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|тупой|tr=tupój|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|глупый|tr=glúpyj|sc=Cyrl
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|cabeza dura|m|f, Inter: t+ » es|menso|m
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|trög

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » cmn:
    • : Simplified: 高密度的, 浓密的; 稠密的; 密集的; 不透明的;愚蠢的, 理解能力差的
    • Inter: ttbc » he: צפוף (tzafuf) (1)
    • Inter: ttbc » io: densa


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Inter: ttbc » it: denso all meanings
  • Inter: ttbc » sl: gost
  • Inter: ttbc » tr: yoğun

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Anagrams

    * denes
    • needs


    French

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » la|fr Inter: term » densus|lang=fr.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: audio » Fr-dense.ogg|audio

    Adjective

    Inter: fr-adj-m » f
  • dense

    Related terms

    * densité

  • Italian

    Adjective

    Inter: head » it|adjective form
  • Inter: form of » Feminine plural|denso

  • Latin

    Etymology

    From Inter: term » densus||close, crowded, dense|lang=la.

    Adverb

    Inter: la-adv » dens||e
  • closely, in rapid succession

    Related terms

    * denseō
    • densō
    • densus

      References

      * Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)


    Spanish

    Verb

    Inter: es-verb-form » darse
  • Reflexive imperative form for formal plural second (ustedes) person for verb dar
    1. : Dense cuenta del error, = "realize the mistake"
    2. : Dense por vencidos, = "give up"

      See also

      * darse


    Category: Category:Spanish combined forms -
    Translation: de » dense
    Translation: et » dense
    Translation: el » dense
    Translation: es » dense
    Translation: fa » dense
    Translation: fr » dense
    Translation: ko » dense
    Translation: hr » dense
    Translation: io » dense
    Translation: it » dense
    Translation: kn » dense
    Translation: lv » dense
    Translation: hu » dense
    Translation: mg » dense
    Translation: ml » dense
    Translation: my » dense
    Translation: nl » dense
    Translation: ja » dense
    Translation: pl » dense
    Translation: ru » dense
    Category: simple:dense -
    Translation: fi » dense
    Translation: sv » dense
    Translation: ta » dense
    Translation: te » dense
    Translation: tr » dense
    Translation: vi » dense
    Translation: zh » dense