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The fog may be dense and widespread enough to cause disruption. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The icy conditions and thick dense mist could bring delays and disruption around the country during rush hour. The Sun (2017)That morning, a dense fog hung over the battlefield. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Visitors will be hunted and chased through the Park's dense forest. The Sun (2016)Real jade is dense and feels heavy for its size. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The air was dense with chemical foam. Tuning the Rig: A Journey to the Arctic (1990)The sun was rising through a dense fog of dust. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)It is verdant and peaceful and has spectacular landscapes covered in dense pine forests and olive groves. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These tulips will spread gradually and reliably to form dense patches of small starry flowers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The air is less dense up there than it is down here. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The following day found the ship in heavy seas and dense fog. Titanic - Destination disaster (1987)But it is the small dense ones that cause the real damage. Times, Sunday Times (2014)As a vegetarian she had been shocked to see a dense forest of cured hams hanging upside down from the ceiling. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The air is dense with pollution. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We said goodbye and hurried off through the dense, happy crowds. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A dense plume of smoke rose as ambulances and fire engines raced through the narrow streets. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Mix together with as few stirs as possible - mixing too much will make the muffins too dense and heavy. The Sun (2013)No one was more aware of the risks involved in driving horses in the heart of London amid crowds and dense traffic. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The searing heat and dense, acrid smoke inside a burning building make it almost impossible for firefighters to see what is around them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She returned to the cart, which moved slowly through the dense crowd of people who had assembled to see her go to the scaffold. THE LOST KING OF FRANCE: Revolution, Revenge and the Search for Louis XVII (2002)The cobbler, by contrast, stayed dense and tasted dull against the cod. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Thick, quite dense, not overly sweet and filling. The Sun (2016)The small needles link together to form a dense, dark backdrop that remains smart throughout the year and provides a perfect foil for more riotous planting. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All the booze will be cooked out during baking and the result should be a dark, dense but very moist cake with a fantastically moreish flavour. The Sun (2016)But as in other kinds of writing about science, it is generally better to be overly clear than dense, and difficult to understand. A Short Guide to Writing About Science (1995)Sport was a bit dense; I would have dropped in a fact box to lighten up the pages. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I found it a bit too dense, and didn't like the way all the units overlook each other. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'dense'
British English: dense /dɛns/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is dense contains a lot of things or people in relation to its size.
...a dense forest.
- American English: dense
- Arabic: كَثِيف
- Brazilian Portuguese: denso
- Chinese: 稠密的
- Croatian: gust
- Czech: hustý
- Danish: tæt
- Dutch: compact
- European Spanish: denso vegetación
- Finnish: tiheä
- French: dense
- German: dicht gedrängt
- Greek: πυκνός
- Italian: denso
- Japanese: 密集した
- Korean: 밀집한
- Norwegian: ugjennomtrengelig
- Polish: gęsty
- European Portuguese: denso
- Romanian: des
- Russian: густой
- Spanish: espeso
- Swedish: tät
- Thai: หนาแน่น
- Turkish: sık orman
- Ukrainian: густий
- Vietnamese: đậm đặc
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