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  • s  permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
    dense smoke
  • s  hard to pass through because of dense growth
    dense vegetation
  • s  having high relative density or specific gravity
    dense as lead
  • s  slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity
    so dense he never understands anything I say to him

  • The darkly dense forests here stimulate the imagination.
  • Low-cost and low-interest loans enabled the working class to flee dense cities for the new suburbs, while cheap cars and cheaper gasoline supported their long commutes to urban .
  • All Star Superman isn't bound by DC-universe continuity, so the sky isn't even close to the limit: time machines, nanonauts, sun-eaters, a super-dense sphere of black kryptonite .
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  • Dan Brown in USA Today
    Eventually, there were enough Indians in Edison to change the culture. At which point my townsfolk started calling the new Edisonians 'dot heads'. One kid I knew in high school drove down an Indian-dense street yelling for its residents to 'go home... Joel Stein Times of India Jul 6, 2010 26440 35189 dense It held my attention, kept me turning pages, and reminded me how much fun it could be to read," Brown writes. "The simplicity of the prose and the efficiency of the story line was less cumbersome than the dense novels of my schooldays, and I...
  • Seth Green in Los Angeles Times (blog)
    In the press release, Green says "The 'Star Wars' universe is so dense and rich; it's crazy to think that there aren't normal, mundane everyday problems in a world so well-defined."

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