Definition of Nonporous

1. Adjective. Not porous; especially not having vessels that appear as pores. "Nonporous wood"

Antonyms: Porous



Definition of Nonporous

1. Adjective. Having no pores, not penetrable, impervious. ¹

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Definition of Nonporous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonporous

nonpolysaccharides
nonpolysemous
nonpolysyllabic
nonpolytheistic
nonpolytropic
nonpolyurethane
nonpooled
nonpoor
nonpopular
nonpopulated
nonporcine
nonpork
nonporosity
nonporous (current term)
nonporphyritic
nonportable
nonportal
nonpositional
nonpositive
nonpositivist
nonpositivists
nonpossession
nonpossessions
nonpossessory
nonpossibilities
nonpossibility
nonpostal
nonposted

Literary usage of Nonporous

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1. Physics of the Household by Carleton John Lynde (1914)
"Conditions which produce artesian or flowing wells. many parts is made up of distinct strata; some of these are porous to water, and others are nonporous. ..."

2. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, Pt. 800-1299, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"A hip joint metal/ ceramic/polymer semi-constrained cemented or nonporous uncemented prosthesis is a device intended to be implanted to replace a hip joint. ..."

3. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"Figures 2, 3, and 4 illustrate the temperature-resistivity curves of water, soils, and nonporous rock, respectively. Dilute and pure Don Juan Pond water, ..."

4. Carpentry and Building (1908)
"This nonporous character of tiling prevents It from absorbing the dust and other dirt which is necessarily deposited upon It. None of the ordinary acids ..."

5. Handbook of Forensic Science by Maria Josefi (1994)
"Transmitting Evidence to the Latent Fingerprint Section • Place nonporous items in individual nonporous protective coverings, such as thick transparent ..."

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