Density meaning

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Density is defined as how tightly or loosely packed a substance is, or to the number of things or people in a certain area.

An example of density is population density, which refers to the number of people in a certain geographic area.

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A measure of the quantity of some physical property (usually mass) per unit length, area, or volume (usually volume). &diamf3; 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. &diamf3; 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.
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​(physics) A measure of the amount of matter contained by a given volume.
  • 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.
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Stupidity; dullness.
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​The ratio of one quantity to that of another quantity.

The number of particles per unit volume of a specified volume can be considered to be the particle density for the specified volume.

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​The probability that an event will occur, as a function of some observed variable.
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The quality or condition of being dense.
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The number of individuals, such as inhabitants or housing units, per unit of area.
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The degree of optical opacity of a medium or material, as of a photographic negative.
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Thickness of consistency; impenetrability.
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Complexity of structure or content.
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The quality or condition of being dense.
  • Thickness; compactness.
  • Stupidity.
  • Degree of opacity of a negative.
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Quantity or number per unit, as of area.
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Ratio of the mass of an object to its volume.
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A measure of the number of bits that can be stored in a given amount of physical space on a storage medium.
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Origin of density

  • From French densité

    From Wiktionary