Definition of relative density in English:

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relative density

noun

Chemistry
The ratio of the density of a substance to the density of a standard, usually water for a liquid or solid, and air for a gas.
Example sentences
  • The position at which influent water penetrates the lake water depends on the relative densities of the water masses.
  • We used seedling density values to calculate the relative density of each species.
  • ‘Acceleration is dependent on the relative density of the ‘host’ mass‘

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