adjective, dens·er, dens·est.
- dens in dente,
Origin of dense
Examples from the Web for superdense
The star blows away most of its gaseous envelope, leaving only the superdense core.Islands of Space|John W Campbell
Word Origin for dense
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.