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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

[dens]
(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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Such a positive Lyapunov exponent and the assumed boundedness and denseness strongly indicate the chaotic nature of the MPI attractor in the RE model instead of a simple attracting set; a small perturbation imposed on the flow trajectory inside the MPI attractor will amplify with a factor of ~[e.
In the reserve area, there are three communities of forest stands where the percentage of canopy denseness in each type of forests varied.
In two-layer strata, with varying strata denseness, even though there was a reduction in vertical displacements upon inclusion of building load, it was observed that displacements increased with the increase in number of storeys.
Taslim, On denseness in asymmetric metric spaces, Mathematica Aeterna, 2(2012), 617-627.
The denseness of some poems reflects the subject matter more than anything, and whether we are attempting to place ourselves in the grand scheme of things or cope with personal pain and loss, there is no one answer.
The open region of the clearing allows light to enter, but is not created by it, and the denseness of the surrounding forest remains.
Rowe comments, "Given the obvious care and attention to detail with which the Phaedrus is written, it is difficult to avoid looking for significance, if not profundity, in every aspect of it" though he allows that the significance of the agnus in the passage "may simply lie in the denseness of its shade, and its flowers" (1986, 141-142).
GS: The denseness is very deliberate, because I think our lives are dense.
The juicy lime cuts through the denseness of the chocolate and the result is delicious, so why not try it for yourself this spring?
Unusual flavor profiles develop with Sherry-like qualities, intensity and denseness, but without cloying sweetness.