HyperDic: pore

English > 4 senses of the word pore:
NOUNshapeporeany tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid / liquid (fluid or gas)
bodyporeany small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal
plantpore, stoma, stomatea minute epidermal pore in a leaf or stem through which gases and water vapor can pass
VERBcognitionpore, concentrate, focus, center, centre, rivetdirect one's attention on something
pore > pronunciation
Soundspao'r
Rhymesabhor ... Zocor: 121 rhymes with aor...
English > pore: 4 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningAny tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid / liquid (fluid or gas).
BroaderholeAn unoccupied space
Spanishporo
Catalanpor, porus
Adjectivesporiferousfull of pores / pores or vessels or holes
porousallowing passage / passage in and out
English > pore: 4 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningAny small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal.
Part ofskin, tegument, cutisA natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
NarrowerostioleA small pore especially one in the reproductive bodies of certain algae and fungi through which spores pass
Broaderduct, epithelial duct, canal, channelA bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
Spanishporo
Catalanporus
Adjectivesporous, poriferousfull of pores / pores or vessels or holes
English > pore: 4 senses > noun 3, plant
MeaningA minute epidermal pore in a leaf or stem through which gases and water vapor can pass.
Synonymsstoma, stomate
Narrowergerm poreA pore in the outer wall of a spore or pollen grain through which the germ tube or pollen tube makes its exit on germination
hydathode, water pore, water stomaA pore that exudes water on the surface or margin of a leaf of higher plants
lenticelOne of many raised pores on the stems of woody plants that allow the interchange of gas between the atmosphere and the interior tissue
BroaderapertureA natural opening in something
Spanishestoma, poro
Catalanestoma, por, porus
English > pore: 4 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningdirect one's attention on something.
PatternSomebody ----s on something
Synonymsconcentrate, focus, center, centre, rivet
Narrowerlisten, hear, take heedlisten and pay attention
recallCause one's (or someone else's) thoughts or attention to return from a reverie or digression
steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak upDevote (oneself) fully to
thinkFocus one's attention on a certain state
zoom inExamine closely
Broaderthink, cogitate, cerebrateUse or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
Similar torivethold (someone's attention)
Spanishcentrar, clavar, concentrarse, concentrar, enfocar, fijar
Catalancentrar, clavar, concentrar-se en, concentrar, enfocar, estar concentrat en, fixar

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