An example of density is population density, which refers to the number of people in a certain geographic area.
- 2013 May-June, Kevin Heng, “Why Does Nature Form Exoplanets Easily?”, American Scientist, volume 101, number 3, page 184.In the past two years, NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope has located nearly 3,000 exoplanet candidates ranging from sub-Earth-sized minions to gas giants that dwarf our own Jupiter. Their densities range from that of styrofoam to iron.
The number of particles per unit volume of a specified volume can be considered to be the particle density for the specified volume.
- Thickness; compactness.
- Degree of opacity of a negative.
Origin of density
- From French densité