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poromeric

[pawr-uh-mer-ik, pohr-] /ˌpɔr əˈmɛr ɪk, ˌpoʊr-/
noun
1.
any of various microporous synthetic materials used as leather substitutes.
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  • The material is fine grain leather, poromeric or patent.
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poromeric

/ˌpɔːrəˈmɛrɪk/
adjective
1.
(of a plastic) permeable to water vapour
noun
2.
a substance having this characteristic, esp one based on polyurethane and used in place of leather in making shoe uppers
Word Origin
C20: from poro(sity) + (poly)mer + -ic
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