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  • n. A microscopic pore

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small pit or pore in the shell of a chitinoid mollusk containing a microscopic sense-organ: opposed to megalopore.


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  • Her body was a latticework of suture lines and micropore patches, and while her chest raised and lowered, he could see the labour of her breathing.

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  • She'd left the micropore cast on the bedslab in their loft, beside the transdermal inducer.

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  • A transparent cast ran from her knee to a few millimeters below her crotch, the skin beneath the rigid micropore mottled with bruises, the black shading into ugly yellow.

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  • A patch of brilliantly white micropore covered her damaged lens; the other flashed emptily as her head bobbed with the motion of the chair.

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  • Several trips to California and a keen sense of curiosity have informed him of the wonders, as well as dangers, of centrifuges and German micropore filtering machines that can clarify and stabilize a wine in a matter of minutes as well as remove most of its flavor so that no winemaker will ever have to worry about an unstable bottle.

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  • Chanel micropore, rolls over his toes with an expensive three-wheeled stroller.

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  • If possible, make cushion out of ‘micropore’ foam rubber (foam with very tiny bubbles).

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  • What's the best way to remove it that I can do at home? apply water? (micropore tape works BETTER with damp skin that's been freshly dried) apply moisteriser? baby oil??

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  • I recently got an operation on my FACE and a week later got stitches removed and the nurse stuck micropore tape (which is paper like, and has tiny holes which the human eye can't detect) on a semi bleeding wound.

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  • I have some 2 "wide micropore tape I use to tape safety loops on leg sites .. but that tape doesn't stay stuck more than 24 hours, and part of the reason I use it for safety loops is it's so easy to get off.

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