porous
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈpɔːɹəs/
Adjective

porous

  1. Full of tiny pores that allow fluids or gasses to pass through.
    Sponges are porous so they can filter water while trapping food.
    Concrete is porous, so water will slowly filter through it.
  2. (figurative) With many gaps.
  3. (figurative, by extension) full of loopholes
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