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

Examples of densify in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bry has generally backed more development along major transportation routes, but opposed bills that would densify single-family-home neighborhoods and reduce local control. Michael Smolens Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Oct. 2020 And any land that is set aside for car parking can’t be used to densify the city. WIRED, 15 Nov. 2022 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1820, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of densify was in 1820

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“Densify.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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