biezums

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Latvian[edit]

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From biezs (thick, dense) +‎ -ums.

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biezums m (1st declension)

  1. thickness, denseness, density
    stādu biezums — the denseness, thickness of plants
    miglas, dūmu biezums — the thickness of mist, smoke
    medus, krējuma, sīrupa biezums — the thickness of honey, of cream, of syrup
  2. a densely, thickly occupied place
    viņa dienam nozuda meža biezuma — she disappeared into the thickness of the forest during the day
  3. (of objects) thickness
    sienu, sniega biezums — the thickness of the (layer of) hay, snow
  4. (only plural) dregs, sediments (in a liquid)
    tējas, kafijas biezumi — tee, coffee dregs
    putras biezumi — porridge dregs, sediments

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