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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

[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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Fog patches are expected to form overnight onwards into early this morning, becoming dense in places with visibility below 200m at times.
Mueller said the company's Brown Dense project will give it "meaningful upside" as it starts drilling new wells in that area.
Compare venturi pumps with modern dense phase pumps Traditional venturi pumps (Fig.1.) use high velocity air and, due to the abrasive nature of powder, they wear internally over time--at different rates, dependent upon which powder is being sprayed.
How do we screen those women with dense breasts for breast cancer?
It is the only ultrasound device approved for breast cancer screening in the United States, Canada and 27 European Union countries as an adjunct to mammography for asymptomatic women with dense breast tissue, U-Systems claims.
Breast cancer detection by mammography is more challenging in dense breasts, which have a high amount of fibroglandular tissue, as compared with the fatty tissue seen in less-dense breasts.
If you want your vegetable-averse kids to eat healthier, less energy dense meals, then be sneaky--just slip in those pureed vegetables and they'll be none the wiser.
Exactly two invertibly dense 4x4's were found, and these have the maximal area (16 units) of all invertible squares and rectangles.
"The object of baling is to create a dense, transportable, bale with maintainable integrity, but the object of business is to ship loads to a purchaser, whether broker or mill," Stenson says.
Test results supported the selection of a new dense phase conveyor as a replacement for the entire existing dilute phase vacuum-pneumatic-mechanical rail unloading system.
Every supernova becomes either a black hole or a magnetar, an extremely dense, rapidly spinning star with an enormous magnetic field.
Locked into the dense urban texture of Barcelona's Barri Gotic, close to the city's main medieval cathedral, lies Santa Caterina market.