adjective, dens·er, dens·est.
Origin of dense
Examples from the Web for denser
The plot of the film runs secondary to the spectacle, and is denser than a TED conference.‘Interstellar’ Is Wildly Ambitious, Very Flawed, and Absolutely Worth Seeing|Marlow Stern|November 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
PHA, on the other hand, is denser than water, and thus sinks to the bottom.
The stories are denser and the first seven episodes are their own arc.7 Things to Know About the Final Season of ‘Mad Men’|Marina Watts|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Denser places with bigger cities are, to put it simply, richer.
Denser cities grow faster for reasons that Jane Jacobs, Robert Lucas, Edward Glaeser, and I have identified.
Indeed, the thin column of blue smoke grew darker and denser, as we watched.The Place of Dragons|William Le Queux
"The Master is coming," shouted voices, "the Master is coming," and the crowd about him grew denser and denser.When the Sleeper Wakes|Herbert George Wells
It was a fortunate thing that no one was lost through failing to discover the Hut during the denser drifts.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
Observations further show that this atmosphere is denser than ours.Astronomical Curiosities|J. Ellard Gore
Denser grow the throngs and livelier the excitement, for all the rain.Romantic Spain|John Augustus O'Shea
British Dictionary definitions for denser
Word Origin for dense
Word Origin and History for denser
early 15c., from Middle French dense and directly from Latin densus "thick, crowded; cloudy," perhaps from PIE root *dens- "dense, thick" (cf. Greek dasus "hairy, shaggy"). Sense of "stupid" is first recorded 1822.