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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A tiny opening in the outer surface of a plant or animal through which sweat, air, or water may pass.

Usage examples (35)
  • Oozing charm from every pore, he oiled his way across the floor.
  • Eye-opening prose resulting in pore-cleansing laughs!
  • That Scotland bleeds at every pore is true; but let peace be our aim, and we shall heal all her wounds.
  • The diameter of the pore is so small that it corresponds to that of a single ion (0. 5-0.6 millionths of a millimetre). for more
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