|—vb (foll by over, on, |
|2.||to think deeply (about): he pored on the question of their future|
|3.||rare to look earnestly or intently (at); gaze fixedly (upon)|
|1.||anatomy, zoology any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal|
|2.||botany any small aperture, esp that of a stoma through which water vapour and gases pass|
|3.||any other small hole, such as a space in a rock, soil, etc|
|[C14: from Late Latin porus, from Greek poros passage, pore]|
A minute opening in an animal or plant tissue.
One of the minute openings of the sweat glands of the skin.
|pore (pôr) Pronunciation Key