Associations to the word «Porous»


POROUS, adjective. Full of tiny pores that allow fluids or gasses to pass through.
POROUS, adjective. (Of legislation) full of loopholes
POROUS, adjective. (figuratively) With many gaps.

Dictionary definition

POROUS, adjective. Able to absorb fluids; "the partly porous walls of our digestive system"; "compacting the soil to make it less porous".
POROUS, adjective. Full of pores or vessels or holes.
POROUS, adjective. Allowing passage in and out; "our unfenced and largely unpoliced border inevitably has been very porous".

Wise words

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery