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relative density

[′rel·əd·iv ′den·səd·ē]
(mechanics)
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relative density

For a given void ratio of soil, the ratio between: (a) the difference between the void ratio of the soil in its loosest state and the given ratio and (b) the void ratio in the loosest state minus the void ratio in the densest state.
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