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# density

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noun den·si·ty \ˈden(t)-sə-tē\

plural

## densities

1. 1 :  the quality or state of being dense

2. 2 :  the quantity per unit volume, unit area, or unit length: as a :  the mass of a substance per unit volume b :  the distribution of a quantity (as mass, electricity, or energy) per unit usually of space (as length, area, or volume) c :  the average number of individuals or units per space unit <a population density of 500 per square mile> <a housing density of 10 houses per acre>

3. 3 a :  the degree of opacity of a translucent medium b :  the common logarithm of the opacity

## Examples of density in a sentence

1. We were surprised by the fog's density.

2. the density of her writing style

3. These instruments are used for measuring the density of the atmosphere.

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## density

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noun den·si·ty \ˈden-sə-tē\

plural

## densities

1. 1 :  the condition of having parts that are close together <the jungle's density>

2. 2 :  the amount of something in a specified volume or area <high population density>

## density

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noun den·si·ty \ˈden(t)-sət-ē, -stē\

plural

## densities

1. 1:  the quantity per unit volume, unit area, or unit length: asa:  the mass of a substance per unit volumeb:  the distribution of a quantity (as mass, electricity, or energy) per unit usually of spacec:  the average number of individuals or units per space unit <a population density of 500 per square mile>

2. 2a:  the degree of opacity of a translucent medium

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