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density US English

The degree of compactness of a substance

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

density US Thesaurus

a loss of bone density

low-density US English

Having a low concentration

data density US English

The amount of data that can be stored per unit length or area of a storage medium.

flux density US English

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

high-density US English

Denoting a substance with a high degree of compactness

over-density US English

Excessive or undesirable density (especially of population).

power density US English

The power produced per unit volume of a reactor core.

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

neutral-density US English

Designating a filter that absorbs light of all wavelengths to the same extent and so causes no change in its colour.

optical density US English

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

Planck density US English

A density derived from the Planck mass and the Planck length, of the order of 1093 gram cm−3.

surface density US English

Density at a surface; (Physics) the density of energy states at the surface of a solid.

density function US English

Short for probability density function.

electric density US English

The quantity of electric charge per unit area (or per unit length or unit volume).

electron density US English

The number of electrons per unit volume; (Chemistry) the quantum-mechanical probability that an electron will be found at a given point in an atom, molecule, etc.

relative density US English

Another term for specific gravity.

probability density US English

A probability distribution that is a continuous function.

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

medium density fibreboard US English

A type of board made from compressed sawdust usually bonded with formaldehyde resin, used in furniture-making as a wood substitute; compare chip-board; abbreviated MDF.

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