Definitions for porousˈpɔr əs, ˈpoʊr-
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able to absorb fluids
"the partly porous walls of our digestive system"; "compacting the soil to make it less porous"
full of pores or vessels or holes
allowing passage in and out
"our unfenced and largely unpoliced border inevitably has been very porous"
Full of tiny pores that allow fluids or gasses to pass through.
(Of legislation) full of loopholes
With many gaps.
full of pores; having interstices in the skin or in the substance of the body; having spiracles or passages for fluids; permeable by liquids; as, a porous skin; porous wood
Origin: [Cf. F. poreux. See Pore, n.]
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