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English definition of “dense”

dense

adjective uk   /dens/ us  

dense adjective (THICK)

B2 having parts that are close together so that it is difficult to go or see through: dense fog a dense forest The body was found hidden in dense undergrowth.
Synonym
Thick, dense and heavyOpaque

dense adjective (STUPID)

informal stupid: We've got some really dense people in our class.Stupid and sillyOf unsound mind

dense adjective (MATTER)

specialized physics (of a substance) containing a lot of matter in a small space: Plutonium is very dense.Miscellaneous units of measurement
(Definition of dense from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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