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1. pore

noun. ['ˈpɔr'] any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas).

Antonyms

  • soften

Etymology

  • pouren (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word pore


1. Noun, singular or mass
Half of the pore space should be filled with water, and half with air.

2. Adverb
Wood has different pore structures that impart different characteristics to different species.

3. Verb, base form
Genetic factors, environmental damage and aging also contribute to pore size.

Quotes containing the word pore


1. Time to leave now, get out of this room, go somewhere, anywhere; sharpen this feeling of happiness and freedom, stretch your limbs, fill your eyes, be awake, wider awake, vividly awake in every sense and every pore.
- Stefan Zweig, The Post-Office Girl

2. I hate the smell of success, because most of the time it smells like sweat. Maybe that’s why I’m poor, because every pore on my body is dry.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. pore

noun. ['ˈpɔr'] any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal.

Synonyms

  • tegument
  • ostiole
  • cutis
  • epithelial duct
  • skin
  • duct
  • channel

Antonyms

  • dissociate
  • forget
  • give
  • issue

Etymology

  • pouren (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. pore

verb. ['ˈpɔr'] direct one's attention on something.

Synonyms

  • cogitate
  • recall
  • engross
  • centre
  • listen
  • hear
  • cerebrate
  • zoom in
  • focus
  • center
  • steep
  • soak up
  • immerse
  • absorb
  • plunge
  • take heed
  • engulf
  • concentrate
  • think

Antonyms

  • softness
  • infield
  • peripheral
  • right

Etymology

  • pouren (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. pore

noun. ['ˈpɔr'] a minute epidermal pore in a leaf or stem through which gases and water vapor can pass.

Synonyms

  • stomate
  • stoma
  • aperture
  • hydathode
  • lenticel
  • germ pore
  • water pore

Antonyms

  • disobey
  • skew
  • blur
  • unclearness

Etymology

  • pouren (Middle English (1100-1500))
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