HyperDic: dense

English > 4 senses of the word dense:
ADJECTIVEalldense, heavy, impenetrablepermitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
alldense, thickhard to pass through because of dense growth
alldensehaving high relative density or specific gravity
alldense, dim, dull, dumb, obtuse, slowslow to learn or understand
dense > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'ns
Rhymescommence ... whence: 23 rhymes with ehns...
English > dense: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningpermitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter.
Example"dense smoke"
Synonymsheavy, impenetrable
Broaderthickrelatively dense / dense in consistency
Spanishdenso, espeso, impenetrable, tupido
Catalandens, impenetrable
Nounsdensitythe amount per unit size
English > dense: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHard to pass through because of dense growth.
Example"dense vegetation"
Synonymthick
Broaderimpenetrablenot admitting of penetration or passage into or through
Spanishdenso, espeso, tupido
Nounsdensity, densenessthe spatial property of being crowded together
English > dense: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving high relative density or specific gravity.
Example"dense as lead"
BroaderheavyOf comparatively great physical weight or density / density
Spanishdenso
Catalandens
Nounsdensity, densenessthe amount per unit size
English > dense: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningSlow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity.
Example"so dense he never understands anything I say to him"
Synonymsdim, dull, dumb, obtuse, slow
Broaderstupidlacking or marked by lack of intellectual acuity
Spanishcorto, estúpido, lento, obtuso, pasmado, tonto, torpe
Catalanaturat, curt, estúpid, gamarús, lent, obtús, pallús
Nounsdensenessthe quality of being mentally slow and limited
Adverbsdenselyin a stupid manner

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