from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The state or property of being porous.
- noun A structure or part that is porous.
- noun The ratio of the volume of all the pores in a material to the volume of the whole.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The state or quality of being porose, porous, or pervious; perforation.
- noun A pore or perforation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The quality or state of being porous; -- opposed to
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun uncountable The state of being
- noun countable A
measureof how porous a material is; the ratioof the volume of poresto the total volume
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the property of being porous; being able to absorb fluids
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Middle English porosite, from Old French, from Medieval Latin porōsitās, from porōsus, porous; see porous.]
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