English Vietnamese dictionary
- danh từ
- dày đặc, chặt
- đông đúc; rậm rạp
- a dense forest: rừng rậm
- đần độn, ngu đần
Advanced English dictionary
+ adjective (denser, densest)
1 containing a lot of people, things, plants, etc. with little space between them: a dense crowd / forest + areas of dense population
2 difficult to see through: dense fog / smoke / fumes
3 (informal) stupid: How can you be so dense?
4 difficult to understand because it contains a lot of information: a dense piece of writing
5 (technical) heavy in relation to its size: Less dense substances move upwards to form a crust.
densely adverb: a densely populated area + densely covered / packed
1 compact, thick, compressed, condensed, close, solid, heavy, impenetrable:
The fox escaped into a dense thicket.
2 crowded, packed, tight, impenetrable, impassable:
There was a dense crowd blocking the exit.
3 stupid, slow, slow-witted, thickheaded, dull, thick-witted, obtuse, stolid, dim, dim-witted, foolish, Colloq thick, dumb:
He may be a gifted artist but he is dense when it comes to money matters.
Concise English dictionary
+permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter
+having component parts closely crowded together
+hard to pass through because of dense growth
+having high relative density or specific gravity
+slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity