Associations to the word «Density»


DENSITY, noun. ​(physics) A measure of the mass of matter contained by a unit volume.
DENSITY, noun. ​The ratio of one quantity to that of another quantity.
DENSITY, noun. ​The probability that an event will occur, as a function of some observed variable.
DENSITY DEPENDENCE, noun. (ecology) Regulation of population growth by mechanisms controlled by the size of the population; especially the curtailment of growth by crowding, predators and competition
DENSITY FUNCTION, noun. (probability theory) Short for probability density function.
DENSITY FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of density function
DENSITY OF LIGHT, noun. The amount of light falling on a given area, as measured by units such as the lumen.

Dictionary definition

DENSITY, noun. The amount per unit size.
DENSITY, noun. The spatial property of being crowded together.

Wise words

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