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dense

1. Physics having a high density
2. (of a photographic negative) having many dark or exposed areas
3. (of an optical glass, colour, etc.) transmitting little or no light

dense

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(graphic arts)
Very opaque because of a concentration of material, as pertaining to a negative or transparency that has been overdeveloped or overexposed.
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The InfinIO 9024 is the first product in the 9000 Series and will be joined in the first half of 2004 by larger director-class models that pack over one hundred 10Gbps InfiniBand ports in a single, densely packaged switch to enable larger HPC clusters to be built without the complexity of cabling together a large number of small switches.
The surrounding are is a culturally diverse and densely populated neighbourhood that includes some of the lowest income families in Toronto where many residents do not have a family doctor.
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Marsha Collins' thoroughly researched and densely written study fits squarely into the late-twentieth-century tradition of reevaluation.
The business model allowed Mercury General to successfully move into the Miami-Dade area of Florida and might help the company make a smooth transition into New Jersey, a very densely populated state, she said.
Other improvements will include a bird sanctuary, a major new open space (the old racetrack) for the local densely populated neighbourhoods, and better transport arrangements (including a new tramway service).
Xtend 825 is a reactive resin solution said to cure to a densely crosslinked film that offers excellent durability over repeated molding cycles, according to the company.
The availability of green space within walking distance, the authors argued, was likely to promote physical activity outside the home, especially in densely populated urban areas with a high proportion of flats without gardens.
The most densely forested region is that of Gorski Kotar, located in the Dinaric region, and also that of eastern Croatia.
King's film is a densely packed, often rewarding examination of Frissell's life and his interest in the seal hunt and the sealers' way of life.
Jim van Os and his associates of Maastricht (the Netherlands) University, have found that people living in densely populated urban areas may be prone to developing symptoms of psychosis.