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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having its parts close together. Or, pertaining to a substance that has a lot of mass in relation to its size Also: Slow to understand.

Usage examples (40)
  • A black hole is an extremely dense concentration of matter equal in mass to millions or billions of suns.
  • dense as lead
  • dense vegetation
  • So dense he never understands anything I say to him for more
Tutoring comment
  • Cars in a "dense' (crowded or thick) parking lot are likely to end up with some "dents" (depressions or hollows caused by blows).
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