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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And that border is very, very porous.
Deep fried ice cream is really the perfect analogy, because the interior of the comets should still be very cold and contain the more porous, amorphous ice.
Turkey must do more to control its often-porous border, saudi Arabia and the Gulf states joined the air campaign in the early days, but have since been pre-occupied by the conflict in Yemen.
Having these highly porous 3-D structures that are composed of nanofibers that are approximately 1,000 times the width of a hair produces a huge surface area of reactivity between the skin and patch, and allows for more of an interaction.
There is a boundary that is being constructed around the Kenya Somali border, it has been porous for a long time because the previous government have not taken serious action. [ But ] in the recent past we have established a border patrol police, a specialist police.
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