What Does Porous Mean?

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The term porous means containing holes or cavities which may be of high porosity or low porosity, allowing passage in and out or able to absorb fluids.
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po·rous
[pawr-uhs, pohr-]
ADJECTIVE
1.
full of pores.
2.
permeable by water, air, etc.
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Porous is the property of something to have minute holes thus allowing the passage of liquids such as water. Porosity refers to the quality of an object to let other items through; for instance, the membranes of cells are normally semi porous.
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able to absorb fluids; "the partly porous walls of our digestive system"; "compactin the soil to make it less porous" full of pores or vessels or holes
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Porous means able to absorb fluids "the partly porous walls of our digestive system";
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adj. Full of or having pores. Admitting the passage of gas or liquid through pores or interstices. Easily crossed or penetrated. [Middle English, from Old French poreux, poros, from
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