• (British) IPA: /ˈdɛn.sɪ.ti/, /ˈdɛn.sə.ti/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈdɛn.sə.ti/, [ˈdɛn.sə.ɾi]


  1. (physics) A measure of the mass of matter contained by a unit volume.
    Synonyms: mass density
  2. The ratio of one quantity, representing something of interest, to another quantity representing space, area, or extent in which the thing of interest is distributed.
    Synonyms: number density
    The number of particles per unit volume of a specified volume can be considered to be the particle density for the specified volume.
  3. (mathematics, statistics) The probability that an outcome will fall into a given range, per unit of that range; the relative likelihood of possible values of a continuous random variable.
    Synonyms: probability density
  4. (dated) Stupidity; denseness.
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