What does the word density mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Denseness.

Usage examples for density

  1. From Whitegin I found we had come on a nearly north- east course, and at twenty- eight miles from thence the scrubs fell off a trifle in height and density. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  2. In the first place, if we compare the group of the great planets, Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus, with the group of the small planets, Mars, Earth, Venus, and Mercury, we see that low density goes along with great size and great velocity of rotation, and that high density goes along with small size and small velocity of rotation. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  3. If he thought that English indifference to Shakespeare was of this degree of density, he must surely have been prepared for a considerable amount of apathy in relation to any poem by John Keats. – Life of John Keats by William Michael Rossetti