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From Latin densus.
- Having relatively high density.
- Compact; crowded together.
- Thick; difficult to penetrate.
- Opaque; allowing little light to pass through.
- Obscure, or difficult to understand.
- (mathematics, topology) Being a subset of a topological space that approximates the space well. See Wikipedia article on dense sets for mathematical definition.
- Of a person, slow to comprehend; of low intelligence.
- (having relatively high density): solid
- (crowded together): compact, crowded, packed
- (difficult to penetrate): thick, solid
- (allowing little light to pass through): cloudy, opaque
- (difficult to understand): abstruse, difficult, hard, incomprehensible, obscure, tough
- (slow to comprehend): dumb, slow, stupid, thick
- (having relatively high density):
- (crowded together): diffuse, few and far between (of things as opposed to one thing), scattered, sparse, rarefied (scientific, to describe gases)
- (difficult to penetrate): thin
- (allowing little light to pass through): clear, diaphanous, see-through, translucent, transparent
- (difficult to understand): clear, comprehensible, easy, simple, straightforward, understandable
- (in mathematics): meager
- (slow to comprehend): bright, canny, intelligent, quick, quick-witted, smart
having relatively high density
compact; crowded together
thick; difficult to penetrate
opaque; allowing little light to pass through
obscure, or difficult to understand
math: being a well-approximating subset
slow to comprehend; of low intelligence
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From Latin densus.
dense (masculine and feminine, plural denses)
- Feminine plural of denso
From densus (“close, crowded, dense”).
- Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)
dense (infinitive darse)
- Reflexive imperative form for formal plural second (ustedes) person for verb dar
- Dense cuenta del error, = "realize the mistake"
- Dense por vencidos, = "give up"