Density Definition

Chemistry Glossary Definition of Density

pycnometer
The pycnometer is used to obtain accurate measurements of density. Slashme,/Wikipedia Commons/Public Domain

Density Definition:

Mass per unit volume. Density commonly is expressed in units of grams per milliliter and kilograms per liter.

density = mass / volume

Density Example:

The density of pure water is defined to be 1 gram per milliliter.


Common Misspellings: ​

dencity, densety