|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
|1.||permeable to water, air, or other fluids|
|2.||biology, geology having pores; poriferous|
|3.||easy to cross or penetrate: the porous border into Thailand; the most porous defence in the league|
|[C14: from Medieval Latin porōsus, from Late Latin porus|
porous po·rous (pôr'əs)
Full of or having pores.
Admitting the passage of gas or liquid through pores.
|porous (pôr'əs) Pronunciation Key
Having many pores or other small spaces that can hold a gas or liquid or allow it to pass through.