Synonyms for porous
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- 1. porous, permeable (vs. impermeable)
- usage: able to absorb fluids; "the partly porous walls of our digestive system"; "compacting the soil to make it less porous"
- 2. porous (vs. nonporous), poriferous, porose
- usage: full of pores or vessels or holes
- 3. holey, porous, leaky (vs. tight)
- usage: allowing passage in and out; "our unfenced and largely unpoliced border inevitably has been very porous"