density love

density

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

• n. The quality or condition of being dense.
• n. The quantity of something per unit measure, especially per unit length, area, or volume.
• n. The mass per unit volume of a substance under specified conditions of pressure and temperature.
• n. Computer Science The number of units of useful information contained within a linear dimension.
• n. The number of individuals, such as inhabitants or housing units, per unit of area.
• n. The degree of optical opacity of a medium or material, as of a photographic negative.
• n. Thickness of consistency; impenetrability.
• n. Complexity of structure or content.
• n. Stupidity; dullness.

• n. A measure of the amount of matter contained by a given volume.
• n. The ratio of one quantity to that of another quantity.
• n. The probability that an event will occur, as a function of some observed variable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• n. The quality of being dense, close, or thick; compactness; -- opposed to rarity.
• n. The ratio of mass, or quantity of matter, to bulk or volume, esp. as compared with the mass and volume of a portion of some substance used as a standard.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

• n. The quality of being dense, close, or compact; closeness of constituent parts; compactness, actual or relative.
• n. The mass or amount of matter per unit of bulk.
• n. In electricity, the quantity of electricity per unit of volume at a point in space, or the quantity of electricity per unit of area at a point on a surface.
• n. In photography, opacity of the developed film of a negative.

• n. the amount per unit size
• n. the spatial property of being crowded together

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

• The question supplies an important clue: the word "density."

How to Ace a Google Interview

• The article does not say how the ultra high strength or higher density is achieved, I would expect it is with the addition of admixtures which can be hazardous to the environment and expensive.

MIT Discovery Means Next-Gen Concrete Could Last for 16,000 Years | Inhabitat

• When I asked how this could be she waxed a little wroth at what she called my density, and asked if I did not appreciate that we should have to move at any rate in a year or two in order to provide the children with a bedroom apiece.

The Opinions of a Philosopher

• He was surprised at what he called our density, and said the thing was all clear and simple to him.

Stage-Land

• As you remember before we got the resistivity on this log we had seen what we called a density to neutronic cross affect and if these sands had salicious or over growths of parts, that was sucking off the [frosting] then your frosting wouldn't be there.

• There was good news on the keyword density front as searches with the word "density" in them were down (- 32. 91%).

• (tries really hard not to call [Bill in Central District], who supports the suburbs, a NIMBY) "the myth that higher density is the solution" Pleast tell me in what way that's a myth.

Requiem for the Suburbs Revue « PubliCola

• To that end balancing sex ratios and population density is key.

Big Buck or Big Brother?

• The sea was covered by a fog, or, rather, by a pearly mist that was fog-like in density, in so far as it obstructed vision, but that was no more than a film on the sea, for the sun shot it through and filled it with a glowing radiance.

THE SEED OF McCOY

• The blackness seemed suddenly to increase in density, and they stumbled up the beach, feeling their way to the gate.

Chapter 16