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Definition of "porousness" [por•ous•ness]

  • The quality of being porous; porosity (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "porousness" in a sentence
  • "He is worried by the roadside bombings of the Taliban and the insecurity and "porousness" on the border is a problem, calling for a "new security strategy" which is being discussed at the moment."
  • "Over the centuries, the porousness of English has enabled it to absorb many thousands of new words from other languages."
  • "Buyer beware: Some dealers may try to justify the porousness and pockmarks of lower-end stone as naturally occurring imperfections that are a stylistic choice, say contractors."