adjective, dens·er, dens·est.
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Through drying, the team says they’re able to create a fertilizer that’s just as nutrient-dense by mass as a typical conventional fertilizer.Your pee could be the golden ticket to a greener world|Ula Chrobak|November 19, 2020|Popular Science
For most liquids, cooling makes them become denser and more difficult to compress.Supercooled water has been caught morphing between two forms|Emily Conover|November 19, 2020|Science News
That dense head gives you enough power to actually chop through larger branches.
Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing are easily accessible from your doorstep, as well as some adventurous backcountry terrain through dense glades.
Patchy areas of dense fog may develop in the early morning, but skies are generally partly cloudy.PM Update: Warm, stagnant air continues into tomorrow|A. Camden Walker|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
In its own weird way, by the end, The Colbert Report was as densely serialized as Lost.The End of Truthiness: Stephen Colbert’s Sublime Finale|Noel Murray|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Densely populated and impoverished, the community was struggling long before Ebola arrived.
And the reasons for that suggest just how densely complicated the Mideast quagmire has become.Obama’s Arab Backers May Draw the U.S. Deep Into the Mideast Quagmire|Jamie Dettmer|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the mid-20th century, the 15.5-acre island had become the most densely populated place on Earth.
New Jersey is the most densely populated state in the nation.A Mob-Defying Former Mayor Knows Why New Jersey Is So Corrupt|Burt Ross|February 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"I believe that is what they call it," Gordon answered, gazing back at her with his densely clouded blue eyes.Confidence|Henry James
It is of an exceedingly hard, densely compact nature; from its hardness difficult to work, but susceptible of a very high polish.Asbestos|Robert H. Jones
Thus they made their way in good array down the Rue Saint-Antoine, which was densely crowded with men, women, and children.The Merrie Tales Of Jacques Tournebroche|Anatole France
This part is really the city; beyond is a suburb laid out in gardens densely inhabited.Ways of War and Peace|Delia Austrian
They are densely ignorant though they may be fluent talkers.The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4)|W. Grant Hague