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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 po·rous /ˈporəs, ˈpɔr-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 po·rous /ˈporəs, ˈpɔr-/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Por·ous a.  Full of pores; having interstices in the skin or in the substance of the body; having spiracles or passages for fluids; permeable by liquids; as, a porous skin; porous wood. “The veins of porous earth.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: able to absorb fluids; "the partly porous walls of our
             digestive system"; "compacting the soil to make it
             less porous"
      2: full of pores or vessels or holes [syn: poriferous] [ant:
      3: allowing passage in and out; "our unfenced and largely
         unpoliced border inevitably has been very porous" [syn: holey]