Dense in a sentence as an adjective

The standard takes a dense 179 pages to describe the language.

Here are some example buts for ICEs: Gasoline is a dense energy source, but... it stinks.

"What a dense mind, and I am not all inclined to insult people in fact I hate it, but in this case it is well deserved.

Sugars are a dense source of energy, which is why our metabolic systems cherish them.

Sorry to be dense, but is this fiction or an actual open resignation letter?

This wood is incredibly dense and has proven difficult to split by any means, even after 3 years of seasoning.

I'm building a dense network of atmosphere sensors using smartphones in order to build a more accurate weather model [1].

However, the rationals, while dense in the reals, are of measure zero in the reals, and have Hausdorff dimension zero, and so do all the level sets.

Let's forget the word "right".Clean water and sanitation are pretty much the two things which most enable us to maintain population-dense cities.

How is that allowed to happen in the nation that invented the Internet?All the arguments about distance and density are moot when talking about major cities; San Francisco is very dense.

If this were formatted with web standards, I could resize the fonts, scroll with my browser's built-in preferred scrolling mechanisms that aren't chunky, laggy, and painful, and I could actually read it. I'm not the only one to comment on this, but apparently whoever did this page is dense enough about web standards that the point needs to be repeated.

Wow, what an incredibly dense thing to presuppose and advice others that the idea of data normalisation is antiquated because the primary purpose, when it was "thought of", was to save disk space!Data normalisation is all about correctness - mathematical correctness.

Dense definitions


permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter; "dense smoke"; "heavy fog"; "impenetrable gloom"

See also: heavy impenetrable


hard to pass through because of dense growth; "dense vegetation"; "thick woods"

See also: thick


having high relative density or specific gravity; "dense as lead"


slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity; "so dense he never understands anything I say to him"; "never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some really dumb decisions"; "he was either normally stupid or being deliberately obtuse"; "worked with the slow students"

See also: dull dumb obtuse slow