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1. dense

adjective. ['ˈdɛns'] permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter.

Synonyms

  • thick
  • heavy

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • quickly
  • active

Etymology

  • densus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Dense

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Example sentences of the word dense


1. Noun, singular or mass
Brightly colored fruits and vibrant dark green, red or orange vegetables are all considered nutrient dense.

2. Adjective
A gas can be made more dense by compressing it.

3. Verb, past participle
They have dense double coats that require consistent bathing and grooming.

Quotes containing the word dense


1. My feet are dense with dance. I move like I’m wearing concrete boots and I’m trying to tread water. If the music is salsa, I may start gargling.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. Sometimes I wonder if my heart is like a black hole--it's so dense that there's no room for light, but that doesn't mean it can't still suck me in.
- Jasmine Warga, My Heart and Other Black Holes

3. The walls of books around him, dense with the past, formed a kind of insulation against the present world and its disasters.
- Ross Macdonald

2. dense-leaved_elodea

noun. aquatic plant with deep green foliage useful to oxygenate an aquarium; sometimes placed in genus Egeria.

Synonyms

  • waterweed
  • Egeria densa

3. dense

adjective. ['ˈdɛns'] having high relative density or specific gravity.

Antonyms

  • increase

Etymology

  • densus (Latin)

4. dense

adjective. ['ˈdɛns'] hard to pass through because of dense growth.

Synonyms

  • thick

Antonyms

  • accelerate
  • interesting

Etymology

  • densus (Latin)

5. dense

adjective. ['ˈdɛns'] slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity.

Synonyms

  • obtuse
  • stupid
  • dumb
  • dim
  • dull

Antonyms

  • sudden
  • fast
  • hurried
  • rush

Etymology

  • densus (Latin)
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