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adjective uk   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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dense adjective (STUPID)

informal stupid: There are some really dense people in our class.

dense adjective (MATTER)

specialized physics (of a substance) containing a lot of matter in a small space: Plutonium is very dense.
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