Translation of density in Spanish:

density

Pronunciation: /ˈdensəti/

noun/nombre (plural -ties)

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  • 1 1.1 (of population) densidad (feminine)
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    • The low population density in rural areas makes the provision of specialized mental health services in those areas impractical.
    • It is not known why the understory of the Hermit forest had such uncharacteristically low total stem density and total basal area.
    • The Government should develop a specific number of roads every year according to the traffic density of the area concerned.
    1.2 (of fog) lo espeso, densidad (feminine)
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    • Because it is a weight bearing activity, skating can build bone density to a certain degree.
    • Encouraging the consumption of this single food, milk, may have lasting implications for nutrient density, bone health and body weight.
    • Syncopation in varying degrees of rhythmic density plays an important role in ‘Kohntarkosz.’
    1.3 [Computing/Informática] [Physics/Física] densidad (feminine)
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    • With its incredibly high storage density, the DVD might just be the solution to two vexing problems.
    • While in its early stages, the technology shows potential for high speed, high density storage of data, while retaining data even when power is turned off.
    • One way to increase storage capacity is to increase the areal density of the medium.
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    • We are further informed that scientific theories fail at a singularity, which is an event involving infinite mass, density, pressure and temperature.
    • The formula is easily derived by making assumptions about the mass density of the earth.
    • That is based on its average density, calculated by dividing total mass by volume.
    1.4 (of style) lo denso

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