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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Density

DENSITY, noun

1. Closeness of constituent parts; compactness. density is opposed to rarity; and in philosophy, the density of a body indicates the quantity of matter contained in it, under a given bulk. If a body of equal bulk with another is of double the density it contains double the quantity of matter.

2. Thickness; as the density of fog.