[pawr-uh-mer-ik, pohr-] /ˌpɔr əˈmɛr ɪk, ˌpoʊr-/
any of various microporous synthetic materials used as leather substitutes.
(of a plastic) permeable to water vapour
a substance having this characteristic, esp one based on polyurethane and used in place of leather in making shoe uppers
porosis po·ro·sis (pə-rō’sĭs, pô-) n. pl. po·ro·ses (-sēz) A porous condition, as of the bones.
[paw-ros-i-tee, poh-, puh-] /pɔˈrɒs ɪ ti, poʊ-, pə-/ noun, plural porosities for 2. 1. the state or quality of being . 2. Geology, Engineering. the ratio, expressed as a percentage, of the volume of the or interstices of a substance, as a rock or rock stratum, to the total volume of the mass. /pɔːˈrɒsɪtɪ/ noun […]
porotomy po·rot·o·my (pə-rŏt’ə-mē, pô-) n. See meatotomy.
[pawr-uh s, pohr-] /ˈpɔr əs, ˈpoʊr-/ adjective 1. full of . 2. permeable by water, air, etc. /ˈpɔːrəs/ adjective 1. permeable to water, air, or other fluids 2. (biology, geology) having pores; poriferous 3. easy to cross or penetrate: the porous border into Thailand, the most porous defence in the league adj. late 14c., “full […]