Associations to the word «Dense»


DENSE, adjective. Having relatively high density.
DENSE, adjective. Compact; crowded together.
DENSE, adjective. Thick; difficult to penetrate.
DENSE, adjective. Opaque; allowing little light to pass through.
DENSE, adjective. Obscure, or difficult to understand.
DENSE, adjective. (mathematics) (topology) Being a subset of a topological space that approximates the space well. See Wikipedia article on dense sets for mathematical definition.
DENSE, adjective. Of a person, slow to comprehend; of low intelligence.
DENSE BLAZINGSTAR, noun. A plant of the species Liatris spicata, native to warmer temperate eastern North America.

Dictionary definition

DENSE, adjective. Permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter; "dense smoke"; "heavy fog"; "impenetrable gloom".
DENSE, adjective. Hard to pass through because of dense growth; "dense vegetation"; "thick woods".
DENSE, adjective. Having high relative density or specific gravity; "dense as lead".
DENSE, adjective. Slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"; "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"; "worked with the slow students".

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