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po•ros•i•ty



Pronunciation: (pô-ros'i-tē, pō-, pu-), [key]
n.,
pl. -ties for 2.

1. the state or quality of being porous.
2. Geol., Engin.the ratio, expressed as a percentage, of the volume of the pores or interstices of a substance, as a rock or rock stratum, to the total volume of the mass.

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