density

[ den-si-tee ]
/ ˈdɛn sɪ ti /

noun, plural den·si·ties.

Origin of density

1595–1605; < Latin dēnsitās, equivalent to dēns(us) dense + -itās -ity

OTHER WORDS FROM density

non·den·si·ty, nounsu·per·den·si·ty, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for non-density

density
/ (ˈdɛnsɪtɪ) /

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: ρ See also relative density
a measure of a physical quantity per unit of length, area, or volumeSee charge density, current density
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Medicine definitions for non-density

density
[ dĕnsĭ-tē ]

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.
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Science definitions for non-density

density
[ dĕnsĭ-tē ]

A measure of the quantity of some physical property (usually mass) per unit length, area, or volume (usually volume).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.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.
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Culture definitions for non-density

density

The relative heaviness of objects, measured in units of mass or weight per units of volume. (See specific gravity.)

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