Translation of dense in Spanish:


espeso, adj.

Pronunciation: /dɛns//dɛns/


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    • 1.1(closely spaced)

      (jungle/forest) espeso
      (population/traffic) denso
      (crowd) compacto
      (crowd) apretado
      columns of dense print columnas de apretada letra impresa
      • It was slow work, for the trees were close, and in places dense with the bare vines and stalks of undergrowth.
      • It is a room dense with ornamentation, small sculptures and carvings.
      • As it turns out, your ears are particularly dense with these pressure points.
      • The air was dense with meandering mists that loomed ominously over the surface of the ocean.
      • The content is detailed and dense with data; the approach is innovative and convincing.
      • Rainfall is heavy, and the area is dense with rain forests with mahogany, teak, and ebony trees.
      • The old indoor market is struggling and its doors are dense with graffiti, like every unwatched surface.
      • Amid that sea of sand, islands of forest appear, dense with Sitka spruce and salal and evergreen huckleberry.
      • The airspace in which the aircraft is to be operated is dense with other aircraft and restrictions.
      • The fields, however, are dense with cows and sheep, every one of which will be slaughtered if the disease spreads this far.
      • We believed that there are many ways to be a boy, and we knew as well that manhood should be dense with possibilities and potential.
      • The sky is dense with numbered stars, seen through the cavernous central chamber of an observatory.
      • The show has become so dense with allusions to itself, the story lines so complicated, that no closure is possible within any one episode.
      • It seems pointlessly dense with renegade and overlapping wood slats, all cracked and sullied.
      • The roadsides in the burgeoning light are dense with Virginia creeper, and the speeding car shines like molten gold.
      • The hills, so dense with madrone and manzanita they seem canopied in green, echo back.
      • Not only is it empty, it's just as dense with galaxies as any other era in the history of the universe.
      • I fight past hoods and sleeves to the very back of the closet, where it is dense with obsolete clothing.
      • Then you go back to work and suddenly the day is so dense with activity you feel as if you've done three or four days' worth of mindless tearing around in a few hours.
      • The very words ‘fruit cake’ suggest a heavy, rich and wintry confection, dense with dried fruits and redolent of brandy.

    • 1.2(thick)

      (smoke/mist/fog) denso
      (fog/mist/smoke) espeso
      the air was dense with smoke el aire estaba cargado de humo
      • Then it's sent to a bale press, which compresses loose cotton into compact, dense bales.
      • Although his soundscapes are incredibly dense and compact, his compositions are not as hectic as they might seem.
      • The long DNA chain is naturally compacted in a dense form in most biological systems.
      • This unusual tail is thick and rounded in appearance, completely covered with extremely dense hair.
      • The forest was filled with dense fog, so thick that I couldn't see more than a few feet in front of me.
      • Furthermore, in cultivated soils, dense compact subsoils frequently underlie the loosened topsoil.
      • Depleted uranium is an extremely dense substance derived from enriched uranium.
      • Rugosa roses make up a dense, compact hedge at the end of the garden without distracting from the sea view.
      • In other statements read to the court, neighbours described how they tried to get into the house to pull the children out, but were beaten back by the dense smoke and fierce heat.
      • Page's poems have suddenly entered our relationship: the moment is dense with meaning for me.
      • A thick, dense cloud of smoke had moved into the streets, making the visibility hard on the roads.
      • Flames are essentially hot gases, and hot things rise because they are less dense than their surroundings.
      • They create overly dense, complex, and detailed cartoon drawings that seem at once beautiful and menacing.
      • The fur of sea otters is very dense with an insulating underfur and a layer of long guard hairs over the top which trap a layer of air, adding further to the insulation.
      • They are so dense that a ‘sugar cube’ sized object of neutron star material would weigh as much as all of the people on Earth!
      • The more dense and compacted the snow is the easier it will be to perform slides.
      • He said that pasta's dense, compact nature means that it is digested more slowly than other starches.

    • 1.3Physics


    • 1.4(complicated)

      (article/prose) denso
      • Not surprisingly, the book is pretty dense, but it's not impenetrable.
      • The prose style is tight, with an occasional touch of humour lurking beneath the dense text.
      • The result is fascinating, but the text is so dense with information that it threatens to be heavy and lugubrious.
      • Once you've got past the first layer of the menu system, which uses a screen full of icons, the subsequent menus are dense lists of text.
      • It means it's hardly surprising that, generally, people don't read long, dense texts espousing positions that are the opposite of their own.
      • The text is dense, yet accessible to someone with only a fleeting knowledge of Greek myths.
      • If you are intelligent and disciplined enough to read dense books, then why do you lack faith in your own abilities to show discipline with a television set?
      • But the text was so dense and so long that I imagine few people will have read it.
      • At 402 pages of clear type with little white space, this book is extremely dense.
      • I love the Mahabharata: it's one of the most complex, meaning dense documents ever written.
      • She doesn't tuck clues away in boring thickets of dense verbiage.
      • While offering some clever observations, the resulting text is dense and difficult to follow.
      • This book is somewhat dense, but if you like big slabs of no-nonsense political history, it is a feast.
      • I believe the problem was that the paper was dense and hard to understand.
      • Dylan Thomas's Under Milk Wood is melodious, lush, and dense with meaning.
      • From time to time I get complaints that my writing is dense and hard to understand.
      • Though his novels are full of philosophy and history, they are rarely dense or pretentious.
      • The final piece is a blank canvas accompanied by a block of dense text larger than the work itself.
      • With 650 pages packed with dense text, this is obviously designed for the Christmas market.
      • The authors of the Enlightenment loved accessible fiction far more than dense treatises.

  • 2informal

    burro informal
    duro de entendederas informal