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density

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈden.sɪ.ti/  us   /-sə.t̬i/

density noun [C or U] (THICKNESS)

C1 (also denseness) the number of people or things in a place when compared with the size of the place: The area has a high/low population density. We were unable to move because of the density of the crowd.

density noun [C or U] (OF MATTER)

specialized physics the relationship between the mass of a substance and its size: Lead has a high density. Aluminium is low in density.
Translations of “density”
in Chinese (Traditional) 密集, 密度…
in Russian плотность, удельная масса…
in Turkish yoğunluk, sıklık, (fizik) yoğunluk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 密集, 密度…
in Polish gęstość…
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