Meaning of “relative density” in the English Dictionary

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relative densitynoun [ C ]

uk /ˌrel.ə.tɪv ˈden.sɪ.ti/ us /ˌrel.ə.t̬ɪv ˈden.sə.t̬i/ specialized

the mass of a particular volume of a substance when compared with the mass of an equal volume of water at 4°C

(Definition of “relative density” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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