[ loh-den-si-tee ]
/ ˈloʊˈdɛn sɪ ti /
having a low concentration.
Last Month in Pop Language: Post Malone, Bill Clinton, and Other June Low Pointsby Molly Rosen Marriner. This is our fourth installment of Last Month in Pop Language, a column where the most popular (statistically) song, book, and film of the month will have their words analyzed in hopes of drawing a conclusion about language’s current usage—and future. At the end of each column, we’ll draw a conclusion: Was last month’s pop language masterly, malevolent, or merely meh?
Are some languages really faster than English? Does that mean slower languages are less effective?Think of when you’ve listened to someone speak Spanish or Japanese. Does it seem the words flow out very quickly, faster than other languages? Academics would agree with you. For the last decade, linguists have speculated that different languages are spoken at significantly different rates. The challenge has been how to measure the respective speeds. Recently, linguist François Pellegrino along with his team at the …
- low-compliance bladder,
- low-density lipoprotein,
- low-density polyethylene,
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And the long ship and the men aboard it were born again at a low-density area a million light years away—halfway to Earth.General Max Shorter|Kris Ottman Neville