noun, plural den·si·ties.
- the quantity of electricity per unit of volume at a point in space, or the quantity per unit of area at a point on a surface.
- current density.
Examples from the Web for density
But he's immersing himself, creating the density of felt detail from which fine performances emerge.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Two bubbles less than a millimeter apart might have radically different temperature, density, and other important properties.The Big Buzz in Space News Is Something Called “Inflation.” What Exactly Is It?|Matthew R. Francis|March 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gurnett knew that he could use the vibrations in the plasma to determine its density.
When the frequency goes up, it means the density of the plasma is increasing.
The critical reason for this is likely to be missed by those who worship at the altar of density and contemporary planning dogma.Houston Rising—Why the Next Great American Cities Aren’t What You Think|Joel Kotkin|April 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A thousand tongues of fire shoot up into the density, and immediately disappear.
From the density of its foliage, it makes a good shade and shelter tree.Wayside and Woodland Trees|Edward Step
It is harder than silver, and of about double its density, being of specific gravity 21.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
Moreover, as the string is increased in density, its wave-length is shortened.Inventors at Work|George Iles
The voice of the chemist came with startling cheerfulness out of the density.The Napoleon of Notting Hill|Gilbert K. Chesterton
British Dictionary definitions for density
noun plural -ties
Word Origin and History for density
c.1600, from French densité (16c.), from Old French dempsité (13c.), from Latin densitas "thickness," from densus "thick, dense" (see dense).