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dense

dense

 
pronunciation:
dens
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: denser, densest
definition 1: having parts very close together with little space between.
This brown bread is so dense that one slice can really fill you up.
synonyms:
compact, compressed, thick
antonyms:
thin
similar words:
crowded, intense, massive, solid, tight
definition 2: thick and hard to see through or penetrate.
There was very little sunlight in the dense forest.
 
synonyms:
heavy, thick
antonyms:
thin, transparent
derivations: densely (adv.), denseness (n.)
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