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 biezumsthe denseness, thickness of plants
    miglas, dūmu biezumsthe thickness of mist, smoke
    medus, krējuma, sīrupa biezumsthe thickness of honey, of cream, of syrup
  2. a densely, thickly occupied place
    viņa dienam nozuda meža biezumashe disappeared into the thickness of the forest during the day
  3. (of objects) thickness
    sienu, sniega biezumsthe thickness of the (layer of) hay, snow
  4. (only plural) dregs, sediments (in a liquid)
    tējas, kafijas biezumitee, coffee dregs
    putras biezumiporridge dregs, sediments

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