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density US English

The degree of compactness of a substance

density US Thesaurus

a loss of bone density

packing density in density US English

A measure of the amount of information on a storage medium (tape or disk). For magnetic tape it is the amount of information recorded per unit length of tape (bits per inch or millimeter); for a disk, a fixed number of bits per sector, sectors per track, and tracks per disk

low-density US English

Having a low concentration

flux density US English

The magnitude of a magnetic, electric, or other flux passing through a unit area

space density US English

The frequency of occurrence of stars, particles, or other heavenly bodies, per specified volume of space

vapor density US English

The density of a particular gas or vapor relative to that of hydrogen at the same pressure and temperature

charge density US English

The electric charge per unit area of a surface, or per unit volume of a field or body

current density US English

The amount of electric current flowing per unit cross-sectional area of a material

double-density US English

(Of a disk) able to store twice as much information as other, older disks of the same physical size

optical density US English

The degree to which a refractive medium retards transmitted rays of light

density function US English

Short for probability density function.

relative density US English

Another term for specific gravity.

high-density lipoprotein US English

A lipoprotein that removes cholesterol from the blood and is associated with a reduced risk of atherosclerosis and heart disease

low-density lipoprotein US English

The form of lipoprotein in which cholesterol is transported in the blood

neutral density filter US English

A photographic or optical filter that absorbs light of all wavelengths to the same extent, causing overall dimming but no change in color

probability density function US English

A function of a continuous random variable, whose integral across an interval gives the probability that the value of the variable lies within the same interval