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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having a high concentration: high-density urban areas.

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Examples

  • Spokesman David Britton said an ash cloud classified as high-density was expected to cover parts of Scotland by 6 a.m. local time 0500 GMT; midnight ET Tuesday.

    Volcanic ash in Iceland could disrupt Scotland flights

  • The NatCen study found that 383 areas in the UK were statistically defined as high-density machine zones and cross-compared them with the 2007 multiple deprivation index to achieve its results.

    Fruit machines fill the gap as high street shops shut their doors

  • But the study, by the National Centre of Social Research , also shows that relatively affluent towns, such as Altrincham, just outside Manchester, and the shopping precincts of new towns and cities such as Milton Keynes and Peterborough are now host to what the researchers termed "high-density machine zones", where there is at least one gaming machine for every hectare, an area the size of a rugby pitch.

    Fruit machines fill the gap as high street shops shut their doors

  • Cholesterol being removed from the bloodstream is carried by a special type of lipoprotein called high-density lipoprotein or HDL for short.

    The New Super-Nutrition

  • Spokesman David Britton said an ash cloud classified as high-density was expected to cover parts of Scotland by 6 a.m. local time Tuesday.

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  • Spokesman David Britton said an ash cloud classified as high-density was expected to cover parts of Scotland by 6 a.m. local time 0500 GMT; midnight EDT Tuesday.

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  • Indeed — I would agree that they work in a high-density locale such as NYC, and large chunks of Europe, but probably 99% of the USA is not thus encumbered.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » On What Freaking Basis?

  • A study of Bay Area patients by the Palo Alto Medical Foundation found that half of those of Indian origin had low levels of protective high-density lipoprotein, or HDL, cholesterol—double the percentage of Caucasians that had a low level.

    Genetic Traits, Lifestyle Play Role in Risks

  • However, the initial sites will not cover large areas, focussing instead on high-density locations such as universities.

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  • It is borderline criminal to build high-density neighbourhood with busy roads and put parks and schools next to those roads without doing anything to make them safe for pedestrians.

    2010 May | Zeeshan Hamid

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