Definition of 'density'
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Education, broadband access, population density and weather also counted. The Sun (2016)But traffic flow and population density meant that a new site had to be found. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It has wonderful views and a very low building density. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The bone density scan measures the density of your bone tissue. Christianity Today (2000)Exercise continues to be key to maintain bone density and muscle mass. The Sun (2013)They will then assess which areas are most important by looking for the highest density of nests. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Is it really general intelligence or simply a specific understanding of scientific concepts such as volume and density? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Not only the density of a population is relevant, but also its size. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)And while taking female hormones reduces male muscle mass and bone density, many biological advantages remain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Uses fastest-growing breeds and a high stocking density. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They have very high energy density and are easy to handle, store and transport. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Deal clincher We have a beach and the highest density of pubs in one town. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But better design may not be consistent with the need for higher density, affordable homes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There are some brownfield sites in London and there is scope to increase housing density in places. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The high population density, extensive factory farming and increased antibiotic drug resistance put us in the front line. The Sun (2008)One reason is population density. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This space is different in different cultures, and depends on the density of the population in the place where a person was reared. Why Am I Afraid to be Assertive? (1994) Population density -- the numbers squeezed into square metres -- was the highest on earth. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)At top clubs these days, they have scanners that measure bone density, which was where my problems lay. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Such is the density of the population, all busily exuberant, you sometimes struggle to pick out the main action. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the county with the highest density of artists in England, one unique feature of the art scene is the mix. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Six laser sites in Britain measure the density of ash in UK airspace. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Given that the UK has a high population density, should not quality of life and sustainability be included in the economic equation? Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Synonyms of 'density'
tightness, closeness, thickness, compactness
Trends of 'density'
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Translations for 'density'
British English: density /ˈdɛnsɪtɪ/ NOUN
The density of something is the extent to which it fills a place.
This law restricts the density of housing.
- American English: density
- Arabic: كَثَافَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: densidade
- Chinese: 稠密
- Croatian: gustoća
- Czech: hustota
- Danish: tæthed
- Dutch: dichtheid
- European Spanish: densidad
- Finnish: tiheys tiiviys
- French: densité
- German: Dichte
- Greek: πυκνότητα
- Italian: densità
- Japanese: 密集
- Korean: 밀도
- Norwegian: tetthet
- Polish: gęstość
- European Portuguese: densidade
- Romanian: densitate
- Russian: плотность
- Spanish: densidad
- Swedish: täthet
- Thai: ความหนาแน่น
- Turkish: yoğunluk
- Ukrainian: щільність
- Vietnamese: mật độ
Definition of density from the Collins English Dictionary
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