noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1884 a very fine pore • microporosity nounmicroporous adjective

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  • micropore — /muy kreuh pawr , pohr /, n. a tiny opening, as in specialized biological filters or in the shells of some animals. [1880 85; MICRO + PORE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • micropore — noun A microscopic pore …   Wiktionary

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  • micropore — (mi kro po r ) adj. Terme d histoire naturelle. Qui a de très petits pores. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Micro..., et terme grec signifiant pore …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • micropore — noun a very narrow pore. Derivatives microporous adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • micropore — mi·cro·pore …   English syllables

  • micropore — mi•cro•pore [[t]ˈmaɪ krəˌpɔr, ˌpoʊr[/t]] n. anat. a tiny opening, as in specialized biological filters or in the shells of some animals • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • micropore — ˈmīkrə+ˌ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary micr + pore 1. : one of the small pores in the shell of some chitons 2. : a very fine pore (as one not easily visible to the naked eye) …   Useful english dictionary

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