Dense Definition

dĕns
denser, densest
adjective
denser, densest
Wiktionary
Having the parts crowded together; packed tightly together; compact.
Webster's New World
Difficult to get through, penetrate, etc.
A dense fog, dense ignorance.
Webster's New World
Opaque due to a heavy concentration of metallic silver.
Webster's New World
Permitting little light to pass through, because of compactness of matter.
Dense glass; a dense fog.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Dense

Adjective

Base Form:
dense
Comparative:
denser
Superlative:
densest

Origin of Dense

  • From Middle French dense, from Latin densus.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from Latin dēnsus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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