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

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin