Meaning of DENSITY in English

DENSITY

/ ˈdensəti; NAmE / noun ( pl. -ities )

1.

[ U ] the quality of being dense ; the degree to which sth is dense :

population density

low density forest

2.

[ C , U ] ( physics ) the thickness of a solid, liquid or gas measured by its mass per unit of volume :

the density of a gas

3.

[ U ] ( computing ) the amount of space available on a disk for recording data :

a high / double density floppy

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WORD ORIGIN

early 17th cent.: from French densité or Latin densitas , from densus dense.

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