Definition of Pore

1. Noun. Any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas).

Generic synonyms: Hole
Derivative terms: Poriferous, Porous



2. Verb. Direct one's attention on something. "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
Exact synonyms: Center, Centre, Concentrate, Focus, Rivet
Specialized synonyms: Absorb, Engross, Engulf, Immerse, Plunge, Soak Up, Steep, Recall, Think, Zoom In, Hear, Listen, Take Heed
Generic synonyms: Cerebrate, Cogitate, Think
Related verbs: Rivet
Derivative terms: Center, Centering, Concentration, Concentration, Focus, Focusing, Focussing

3. Noun. Any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal.
Group relationships: Cutis, Skin, Tegument
Generic synonyms: Canal, Channel, Duct, Epithelial Duct
Specialized synonyms: Ostiole
Derivative terms: Poriferous, Porous

4. Noun. A minute epidermal pore in a leaf or stem through which gases and water vapor can pass.
Exact synonyms: Stoma, Stomate
Generic synonyms: Aperture
Specialized synonyms: Germ Pore, Hydathode, Water Pore, Water Stoma, Lenticel
Derivative terms: Stomatal, Stomatous

Definition of Pore

1. n. One of the minute orifices in an animal or vegetable membrane, for transpiration, absorption, etc.

2. v. i. To look or gaze steadily in reading or studying; to fix the attention; to be absorbed; -- often with on or upon, and now usually with over.

Definition of Pore

1. Noun. a tiny opening in the skin ¹

2. Noun. by extension any small opening or interstice, especially one of many or allowing passage of a fluid. ¹

3. Verb. to study meticulously; to go over again and again. ¹

4. Verb. to meditate or reflect in a steady way. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pore

1. to gaze intently [v PORED, PORING, PORES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pore

porchway
porchways
porciform
porcine
porcini
porcinis
porcino
porcupine
porcupine ball
porcupine fish
porcupine provision
porcupine puffer
porcupine puffers
porcupinefish
porcupines
pore (current term)
pore fungus
pore mushroom
pore over
pore space
pore spaces
poreblind
pored
porer
porers
pores
porewater
porewaters
porfimer sodium
porge

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