What is pore?

  • (noun): Any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal.
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More definitions of "pore":

  • (noun): A minute epidermal pore in a leaf or stem through which gases and water vapor can pass.
    Synonyms: stoma, stomate
  • (noun): Any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas).

Famous quotes containing the word pore:

    Mistresses are like books; if you pore upon them too much, they doze you and make you unfit for company; but if used discreetly, you are the fitter for conversation by ‘em.
    William Wycherley (1640–1716)