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porous

adjective uk   /ˈpɔː.rəs/  us   /ˈpɔːr.əs/
Something that is porous has many small holes, so liquid or air can pass through, especially slowly: porous soil with good drainage porous brick walls a porous polymer membrane not protected enough to stop people going through: The border in this region is porous and many refugees have simply walked across.
Translations of “porous”
in Chinese (Traditional) 多孔的, 能滲漏的, 多漏洞的,鬆懈的…
in Russian пористый…
in Turkish gözenekli, delikli, kevgir gibi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 多孔的, 能渗漏的, 多漏洞的,松懈的…
in Polish porowaty…
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