# density

[ den-si-tee ]
/ ËdÉn sÉȘ ti /
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noun, plural denÂ·siÂ·ties.
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## Origin ofdensity

1595â1605; <Latin dÄnsitÄs, equivalent to dÄns(us) dense + -itÄs-ity

## OTHER WORDS FROM density

nonÂ·denÂ·siÂ·ty, nounsuÂ·perÂ·denÂ·siÂ·ty, noun

## Words nearby density

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## British Dictionary definitions for density

density
/ (ËdÉnsÉȘtÉȘ) /

noun plural -ties
the degree to which something is filled, crowded, or occupiedhigh density of building in towns
obtuseness; stupidity
a measure of the compactness of a substance, expressed as its mass per unit volume. It is measured in kilograms per cubic metre or pounds per cubic footSymbol: Ï See also relative density
a measure of a physical quantity per unit of length, area, or volume
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## Medical definitions for density

density
[ dÄnâČsÄ­-tÄ ]

n.
The mass per unit volume of a substance at a specified pressure and temperature.
The quantity of something per unit measure, especially per unit length, area, or volume.

## Scientific definitions for density

density
[ dÄnâČsÄ­-tÄ ]

A measure of the quantity of some physical property (usually mass) per unit length, area, or volume (usually volume).âŠ Mass density is a measure of the mass of a substance per unit volume. Most substances (especially gases such as air) increase in density as their pressure is increases or as their temperature decreases.âŠ Energy density is a measure of the amount of energy (often in the form of electromagnetic radiation) per unit volume in a region of space or some material. See also Boyle's law.