from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The quality or condition of being dense.
- n. The quantity of something per unit measure, especially per unit length, area, or volume.
- n. The mass per unit volume of a substance under specified conditions of pressure and temperature.
- n. Computer Science The number of units of useful information contained within a linear dimension.
- n. The number of individuals, such as inhabitants or housing units, per unit of area.
- n. The degree of optical opacity of a medium or material, as of a photographic negative.
- n. Thickness of consistency; impenetrability.
- n. Complexity of structure or content.
- n. Stupidity; dullness.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A measure of the amount of matter contained by a given volume.
- n. The ratio of one quantity to that of another quantity.
- n. The probability that an event will occur, as a function of some observed variable.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being dense, close, or thick; compactness; -- opposed to
- n. The ratio of mass, or quantity of matter, to bulk or volume, esp. as compared with the mass and volume of a portion of some substance used as a standard.
- n. Depth of shade.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being dense, close, or compact; closeness of constituent parts; compactness, actual or relative.
- n. The mass or amount of matter per unit of bulk.
- n. In electricity, the quantity of electricity per unit of volume at a point in space, or the quantity of electricity per unit of area at a point on a surface.
- n. In photography, opacity of the developed film of a negative.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the amount per unit size
- n. the spatial property of being crowded together
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