Imporous Im*por"ous, a. Destitute of pores; very close or compact in texture; solid. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • density — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Compactness Nouns 1. density, denseness, solidity, solidness; impenetrability, impermeability; incompressibility; imporosity; cohesion (see coherence); constipation; consistency, spissitude; specific… …   English dictionary for students

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