den·​si·​fy | \ ˈden(t)-sə-ˌfī How to pronounce densify (audio) \
densified; densifying

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densification \ ˌden(t)-​sə-​fə-​ˈkā-​shən How to pronounce densify (audio) \ noun

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Recent Examples on the Web Jacquet explained that, during the 14th and 15th centuries, the city began to densify, and buildings began to multiply, particularly in the Vieux Lyon neighborhood, which abuts the River Saône. Lily Radziemski, Washington Post, 20 May 2022 As a result, the Department said nursing homes would have until April 30, 2022, instead of January 2022, to de-densify their rooms. Globe Staff,, 13 May 2022 Remote learning through the month of January, as well as other efforts to de-densify the campus. Emma Stein, Detroit Free Press, 3 Jan. 2022 Since the demands on mobile networks are usually complex, 5G would help densify data requirements, which can be delivered in real time based on the arising situations. Deepak Gupta, Forbes, 28 Oct. 2021 In many cases the extra floorspace offered by such a ‘street plan’ would greatly increase the value of their homes, and give them a strong reason to agree to densify. Philip Salter, Forbes, 12 Nov. 2021 The latter cannot be underscored given the need to densify mmWave network deployments with repeaters and small cells. Patrick Moorhead, Forbes, 2 Nov. 2021 Citing a devastating housing crisis and attributing most of it to localities’ unwillingness to densify, state legislators have introduced a plethora of bills. San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Apr. 2021 This year, California expedited the release of non-violent offenders to de-densify prison populations because prisons are at the center of many Covid-19 clusters in the United States. Theresa Machemer, Smithsonian Magazine, 21 Aug. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of densify

1820, in the meaning defined above

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“Densify.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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