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porous

 [por´us]
penetrated by pores and open spaces.
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po·rous

(pō'rŭs),
Having openings that pass directly or indirectly through the substance.
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po·rous

(pōr'ŭs)
Having openings that pass directly or indirectly through the substance.
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Porously ZnO rectangle sheets were obtained by thermal treatment of [Zn.sub.5][(OH).sub.8][(N[O.sub.3]).sub.2] x 2[H.sub.2]O microsized rectangle sheets, which could be expected to apply in photoelectrochemical fields including chemical sensors, photocatalysts, and solar cells.
(1) Maintaining an open, porously bordered web of connections.
Renegade boats also go from northern Algeria to southern Europe, with people trying to move porously through borders, often from Africa south of the Sahara.