|a.||1.||Full of pores; having interstices in the skin or in the substance of the body; having spiracles or passages for fluids; permeable by liquids; |
|Adj.||1.||porous - able to absorb fluids; "the partly porous walls of our digestive system"; "compacting the soil to make it less porous"|
|2.||porous - full of pores or vessels or holes|
nonporous - not porous; especially not having vessels that appear as pores; "nonporous wood"
|3.||porous - allowing passage in and out; "our unfenced and largely unpoliced border inevitably has been very porous"|