[pawr, pohr] /pɔr, poʊr/ verb (used without object), pored, poring. 1. to read or study with steady attention or application: a scholar poring over a rare old manuscript. 2. to gaze earnestly or steadily: to pore over a painting. 3. to meditate or ponder intently (usually followed by over, on, or upon): He pored over […]
noun a passion for wandering or journeying away from home Word Origin Greek poreia ‘journey’
[pawr-ee-on, pohr-] /ˈpɔr iˌɒn, ˈpoʊr-/ noun, plural poria [pawr-ee-uh, pohr-] /ˈpɔr i ə, ˈpoʊr-/ (Show IPA), porions. Craniometry. 1. the most lateral point in the roof of the bony external auditory meatus. porion po·ri·on (pôr’ē-ŏn’) n. pl. po·ri·a (pôr’ē-ə) The central point on the upper margin of the external auditory meatus.
/ˌpɔːrɪˈruːə/ noun 1. a city in New Zealand, on the North Island just north of Wellington. Pop: 50 600 (2004 est)