Porousness
Porousness Por"ous*ness, n. 1. The quality of being porous. [1913 Webster]

2. The open parts; the interstices of anything. [R.] [1913 Webster]

They will forcibly get into the porousness of it. --Sir K. Digby. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • porousness — noun see porous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • porousness — See porously. * * * …   Universalium

  • porousness — noun The quality of being porous; porosity …   Wiktionary

  • porousness — po·rous·ness …   English syllables

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  • porosity — noun the property of being porous; being able to absorb fluids (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑porousness • Ant: ↑solidity • Derivationally related forms: ↑porous (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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