Pourability

pour

[pawr, pohr]
verb (used with object)
1.
to send (a liquid, fluid, or anything in loose particles) flowing or falling, as from one container to another, or into, over, or on something: to pour a glass of milk; to pour water on a plant.
2.
to emit or propel, especially continuously or rapidly: The hunter poured bullets into the moving object.
3.
to produce or utter in or as in a stream or flood (often followed by out ): to pour out one's troubles to a friend.
verb (used without object)
4.
to issue, move, or proceed in great quantity or number: Crowds poured from the stadium after the game.
5.
to flow forth or along; stream: Floodwaters poured over the embankments.
6.
to rain heavily (often used impersonally with it as subject): It was pouring, but fortunately we had umbrellas.
noun
7.
the act of pouring.
8.
an abundant or continuous flow or stream: a pour of invective.
9.
a heavy fall of rain.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English pouren; origin uncertain

pourable, adjective
pourability, noun
pourer, noun
pouringly, adverb
interpour, verb (used with object)
repour, verb (used with object)
transpour, verb (used with object)
unpourable, adjective
unpoured, adjective

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pour (pɔː)
 
vb (often foll by down)
1.  to flow or cause to flow in a stream
2.  (tr) to issue, emit, etc, in a profuse way
3.  Also: pour with rain to rain heavily: it's pouring down outside
4.  (intr) to move together in large numbers; swarm
5.  (intr) to serve tea, coffee, etc: shall I pour?
6.  it never rains but it pours events, esp unfortunate ones, come together or occur in rapid succession
7.  informal pour cold water on to be unenthusiastic about or discourage
8.  pour oil on troubled waters to try to calm a quarrel, etc
 
n
9.  a pouring, downpour, etc
 
[C13: of unknown origin]
 
usage  The verbs pour and pore are sometimes confused: she poured cream over her strudel; she pored (not poured) over the manuscript
 
'pourer
 
n

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pour
c.1300, perhaps from O.Fr. (Flanders dialect) purer "to sift (grain), pour out (water)," from L. purare "to purify," from purus "pure" (see pure). Replaced O.E. geotan.
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