crowd·​ed·​ness | \ ˈkrau̇-dəd-nəs How to pronounce crowdedness (audio) \

Definition of crowdedness

: the quality or state of being crowded

Examples of crowdedness in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even Tauranac’s subway map doesn’t show us, for instance, the population density of Rattus norvegicus seen scurrying across the tracks with leftover slices of pizza or the crowdedness of each car. Meaghen Brown, Outside Online, 12 July 2021 The crowdedness prediction tool will cover plenty of public transit routes in Google Maps. Chris Smith, BGR, 21 July 2021 The app can already tell you how heavy traffic is and predict crowdedness for businesses. Chris Smith, BGR, 21 July 2021 The app can display information about crowdedness in public transit to help users practice social distancing where available. Google Maps also offers safety alerts beyond a health crisis like the pandemic. Chris Smith, BGR, 19 Apr. 2021 Their construction looks at a particular form of crowdedness, of how closely packed together people are at different spatial scales—in a building, in a neighborhood, in a city. Adam Rogers, Wired, 7 Oct. 2020 In 2019 Google Maps introduced crowdedness predictions for public transit using millions of contributions from riders to show people how crowded bus lines or trains are. Alaa Elassar, CNN, 4 July 2020 Google first added crowdedness predictions to Maps last year. Lauren Goode, Wired, 6 Feb. 2020 Bass-blurts, ragged spikes of treble, a terrible crowdedness or crammedness in the midrange. James Parker, The Atlantic, 28 Sep. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of crowdedness

1823, in the meaning defined above

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“Crowdedness.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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