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The property of being scanty or scattered; lacking denseness.  Synonyms: spareness, sparsity, thinness.

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... stars visible all over the heavens, we find they become more and more numerous as we approach the Milky Way. As we go farther and farther from the Milky Way the stars thin out until they reach a maximum sparseness in directions at right angles to the plane of the Milky Way. We may consider the Milky Way to form, as it were, the equator of our system, and the line at right angles to point to the north ...
— The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4) - A Plain Story Simply Told • J. Arthur Thomson

Words linked to "Sparseness" :   scantiness, poorness, spareness, exiguity, sparsity, meagerness, thinness, scantness, leanness, sparse, meagreness

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