porously
adverb see porous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Porously — Por ous*ly, adv. In a porous manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • porously — adverb In a porous way; allowing liquid or gas to pass through. The porously dried material was ready …   Wiktionary

  • porously — adverb see porous * * * ˈporously, adv. [f. prec. + ly2.] In a porous manner; with porousness; by means of pores. in Webster; and in later Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • porously — See porous. * * * …   Universalium

  • porously — pɔːrÉ™slɪ adv. in the manner of having many tiny holes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • porously — po·rous·ly …   English syllables

  • porous — porously, adv. porousness, n. /pawr euhs, pohr /, adj. 1. full of pores. 2. permeable by water, air, etc. [1350 1400; ME, var. of porose < ML porosus. See PORE2, OUS] Syn. 2. penetrable, pervious, sievelike, riddled. * * * …   Universalium

  • porous — adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. possessing or full of pores b. containing vessels < hardwood is porous > 2. a. permeable to fluids b. permeable to outside influences 3. capable of being penetrated < porous national boundaries > • …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • porousness — See porously. * * * …   Universalium

  • porous — [pôr′əs, pōr′əs] adj. [ME < ML porosus < L porus, PORE2] full of pores, through which fluids, air, or light may pass porously adv. porousness n …   English World dictionary

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