density


density
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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Compactness
Nouns
1. density, denseness, solidity, solidness; impenetrability, impermeability; incompressibility; imporosity; cohesion (see coherence); constipation; consistency, spissitude; specific gravity.
2. (act of becoming dense) condensation, solidification, consolidation, concretion, coagulation, petrifaction; crystallization, precipitation; thickening, jelling, curdling, setting; indissolubility, infrangibility. See hardness.
3. (dense matter) solid, mass, block, knot, lump; concrete, conglomerate; precipitate; cake, brick, clot, coagulant; stone, curd; gob, clump; bone, gristle, cartilage.
4. densitometer, hydrometer.
Verbs — solidify, concrete, set, take a set, consolidate, congeal, coagulate; curd, curdle; fix, clot, cake, precipitate, deposit; cohere, crystallize; petrify, harden; condense, thicken, inspissate; compress, constipate; compact, jell, jellify; precipitate, sediment.
Adjectives — dense, solid, solidified, coherent, cohesive (see coherence); compact, close, serried, firm, thickset; massive, lumpish; impenetrable, impermeable, imporous; incompressible; constipated; concrete, knotted, knotty; crystalline; thick, stuffy; undissolved, unmelted, unliquefied, unthawed; indivisible, indissolvable, indissoluble, infusible.
Adverbs — densely, thick[ly], compactly.
Antonyms, see rarity, vapor.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [The quality of being solid or heavy]
Syn. solidity, thickness, compactness, impenetrability, consistency, incompressibility, impermeability, massiveness, quantity, bulk, mass, substantiality, heaviness, occurrence, frequency, body, concretion, denseness, crowdedness; see also weight 1 .
Ant. lightness*, rarity, thinness.
2. [The measure of an electrical charge]
Syn. current density, high frequency, relative frequency, kilowatt, kilocycle, ampere, erg; see also frequency 2 .
3. [Stupidity]
Syn. dullness, obtuseness, ineptitude, stolidity; see stupidity 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
thickness, solidity, mass, volume, porousness, inpenetrability.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun The quality, condition, or degree of being thick: compactness, solidity, thickness. See THICK.

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