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denseadjective

uk   /dens/  us   /dens/
  • 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.
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(Definition of dense from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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denseadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /dens/
close together and difficult to go or see through; thick: dense fog I had trouble getting through the dense crowd.
Dense can also mean stupid: There are some really dense people in our class.
science (of a substance) containing a lot of matter in a small space: Plutonium is very dense.
densely
adverb  us   /ˈdens·li/
a densely packed room
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