denso

denso(
dehn
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soh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (compact)
a. dense
Los bomberos atravesaron una densa masa de humo para rescatar al anciano.The firefighters went throught a dense mass of smoke to rescue the old man.
b. thick
El bosque tenía una vegetación tan densa que no se podía apenas caminar.The forest had such a thick vegetation that it was really hard to walk through.
2. (physics)
a. dense
El mercurio líquido es mucho más denso que el agua y por eso pesa más.Liquid mercury is much denser than water and so it weighs more.
3. (difficult to follow)
a. dense
"Guerra y paz" es un libro muy denso y por eso hay quien se aburre y deja de leerlo."War and Peace" is a very dense book and some people get bored and stop reading it.
b. heavy going
El contrato es muy denso. Tenemos que leerlo detenidamente antes de firmarlo.The contract is really heavy going. We have to read it carefully before signing it.
4. (slow)
a. heavy
El denso tráfico hizo que Juan llegara tarde a la reunión.The heavy traffic made Juan late for the meeting.
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denso
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (vegetación, humo)
a. dense
2. (líquido, material)
a. thick
3. (tráfico)
a. heavy
4. (libro, película)
a. difficult to follow, involved
denso
adjective
1 (concentrado) [+sustancia] dense; [+tráfico] heavy; [+humo, vegetación] thick; dense
2 [+discurso, relato] dense
el relato era muy denso, sobre todo al final la película resultó ser demasiado densa
3 (Física) dense
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