pour vs pore

pour pore

Definitions

  • 1) colloquial A stream, or something like a stream; especially a flood of precipitation.
  • 2) The act of pouring.
  • 3) Something, or an amount, poured.
  • 4) A pouring or flowing forth, especially a downpour of rain.
  • 5) colloq. A stream, or something like a stream; a flood.
  • 6) In founding: the quantity of material or molten metal poured from one charging of a cupola;
  • 7) A Middle English form of power.
  • 8) Continuous motion as of a stream; flow.
  • 9) the act or operation of pouring molten metal into a mold.
  • 10) A heavy fall of rain; a downpour.
  • 11) obsolete Poor.
  • 12) transitive To send forth from, as in a stream; to discharge uninterruptedly.
  • 13) transitive To send forth as in a stream or a flood; to emit; to let escape freely or wholly.
  • 14) intransitive To flow, pass or issue in or as a stream; to fall continuously and abundantly; as, the rain pours.
  • 15) transitive To cause to flow in a stream, as a liquid or anything flowing like a liquid, either out of a vessel or into it
  • 16) pour out
  • 17) cause to run
  • 18) flow in a spurt
  • 19) supply in large amounts or quantities
  • 20) To serve a beverage, such as tea or coffee, to a gathering.
  • 21) To stream or flow continuously or profusely.
  • 22) To rain hard or heavily.
  • 23) To cause (a liquid or granular solid) to stream or flow, as from a container.
  • 24) To pass or proceed in large numbers or quantity.
  • 25) To pour a liquid or particles into (a container).
  • 26) To send forth, produce, express, or utter copiously, as if in a stream or flood.
  • 27) To empty (a container) of a liquid or granular solid.
  • 28) To flow, pass, or issue in a stream, or as a stream; to fall continuously and abundantly
  • 29) obsolete To pore.
  • 30) To send forth as in a stream or a flood; to emit; to let escape freely or wholly.
  • 31) To send forth from, as in a stream; to discharge uninterruptedly.
  • 32) To cause to flow in a stream, as a liquid or anything flowing like a liquid, either out of a vessel or into it
  • 33) (pour it on) To speak or express oneself continuously or elaborately.
  • 34) (pour it on) To move or perform an activity at maximum speed or intensity.

Definitions

  • 1) by extension any small opening or interstice, especially one of many or allowing passage of a fluid.
  • 2) a tiny opening in the skin
  • 3) A minute opening in tissue, as in the skin of an animal, serving as an outlet for perspiration, or in a plant leaf or stem, serving as a means of absorption and transpiration.
  • 4) A space in rock, soil, or unconsolidated sediment that is not occupied by mineral matter and that allows the passage or absorption of fluids.
  • 5) One of the minute orifices in an animal or vegetable membrane, for transpiration, absorption, etc.
  • 6) A minute opening or passageway; an interstice between the constituent particles or molecules of a body.
  • 7) any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal
  • 8) any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas)
  • 9) In botany, a small aperture or hole, as that at the apex of the anthers in certain Ericaceæ; in Pyrenomycetes, same as ostiole; in Hymenomycetes, same as tubulus. See cut under anther.
  • 10) Minute openings, in the integument of starfishes, through which project the dermal branchiæ.
  • 11) In the Cystoidea, a small opening in the plates of the calyx occasionally present between the mouth and the anus. Also called the ovarian aperture.
  • 12) One of the small interstices between the particles or molecules of the matter of which a body is composed.
  • 13) A small opening or orifice; a hole, aperture, or perforation; a foramen; an opening in general: as, the pores of a sponge.
  • 14) to meditate or reflect in a steady way.
  • 15) to study meticulously; to go over again and again.
  • 16) To read, study, or examine something carefully and attentively.
  • 17) Archaic To gaze intently; stare.
  • 18) To meditate deeply; ponder.
  • 19) 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.

Examples

  • 1) pour the liquid mixture into the well and stir quickly with a wooden spoon.
  • 2) Remove from the heat and pour into pretty glasses or ramekins.
  • 3) Bring quickly to the boil then pour it over the mussels.
  • 4) pour the liquid into the slow cooker.
  • 5) He turns up at her party and she pours a drink over him after telling him where to go.
  • 6) Come in, pour yourself a coffee and grab a slice of cake.
  • 7) Rebel Socialist MPs poured scorn on their leader.
  • 8) The following morning, I pour some coffee into a tin cup and wander over to the fire pit.
  • 9) The guy pouring the coffee nodded agreement.
  • 10) He is then seen pouring a container of liquid into one of the machines.
  • 11) You want the pesto to move slowly but not to pour like a liquid.
  • 12) The most contentious aspect is whether the milk should be poured into the cup first.
  • 13) Some lecturers have poured scorn on the campaign.
  • 14) The rain which had poured throughout the night had stopped.
  • 15) Place the couscous in a bowl and pour over the boiling stock.
  • 16) Remove from the heat and pour over the coffee mixture.
  • 17) The lout was standing on the platform when he poured the warm liquid through an open window.
  • 18) We have just poured petrol on the flames and are now unable to put out the fire.
  • 19) We sat on the sofa and he poured me a drink.
  • 20) Take a pot of tea brewed to normal strength and pour into suitable glasses.
  • 21) But one young female trainee poured scorn on the idea.
  • 22) Just then the rain began to pour furiously and it got dark.
  • 23) It was then that something opened within me and the springs of perception poured forth their fountains.
  • 24) Bring to the boil and pour into the pastry case.
  • 25) Make the coffee and pour it into the serving glasses.
  • 26) Italy poured forward throughout the game, missing numerous chances.
  • 27) pour into a container, cover the surface with clingfilm and set aside.
  • 28) England poured forward again, a wave of red.
  • 29) _afin de procurer_ [pour avoir] des armes et des soldats _pour aider_
  • 30) _machines pour remonter les batteaux, machines pour_ -- a great many things which you would like to see I am sure over my father's shoulder.
  • 31) One former péquiste independent, Lisette Lapointe, has expressed support for the new movement founded under the name pour le Québec.
  • 32) Français · Congo (RDC): Un projet de loi américain pour contrôler les compagnies minières
  • 33) Mmes Houessou et Gandaho veulent monter une petite boutique à Cotonou au Bénin pour nourrir leurs 4 enfants correctement.
  • 34) Français · Nigeria: Le câble sous-marin pour Internet GLO-1 arrive à Lagos
  • 35) Moi, je suis un peu embêté, car je me dis: '' quand on s'en va dans la politique aujourd'hui, faudrais-tu passer chez le médecin pour se faire castrer? ''
  • 36) Milles mercis encore Tante Marie-Francoise et Kristin pour le translation.
  • 37) ‘Another stream of smoke poured out of his mouth and hovered near the ceiling.’
  • 38) ‘Suddenly, a cascade of water started pouring down, starting to rapidly fill the room.’
  • 39) ‘Her answer poured from her mouth rapidly, as if to hint that she didn't really want to talk about him.’
  • 40) ‘Black water is pouring out of taps in private houses and residents fear that their health may be put at risk.’
  • 41) ‘The words poured from William's mouth in an unpremeditated rush.’
  • 42) ‘She laid a hand on his arm, stilling the flood of jumbled thoughts and rambling words that poured from his mouth.’
  • 43) ‘On the particular occasion that he went to the roof, he had been warned by the first floor tenant that water was pouring in the roof hatch.’
  • 44) ‘Words were pouring out of your mouth faster than I could register what they were.’
  • 45) ‘Carefully lifting the bowl, she tilted it ever-so-slightly, and the water poured slowly into his mouth.’
  • 46) ‘Water poured off of the roof (what was left of it), and flooded the driveway and street.’
  • 47) ‘A thin stream of water poured into it, stopping when the glass was full.’
  • 48) ‘But instead of a large bang or a flash of color a stream of water poured from her fingertips, like she was a human fountain.’
  • 49) ‘She felt something press against her lips, and cool water began to pour into her mouth.’
  • 50) ‘What followed was over 80,000 cubic meters of peat and water pouring down in a lava-like flow from the mountain point of Dunne's Rock.’
  • 51) ‘But water also seemed to pour in from higher up, causing it to flow down Doomgate and into Chapel Street where it flooded homes.’
  • 52) ‘The climb down the ladder was quite ‘interesting’ due to the cascade of water pouring over your head and down your back!’
  • 53) ‘Their efforts were dampened slightly when a huge cascade of water came pouring over them.’
  • 54) ‘You can tell, because all the water from the stream pours into the ground through a two-inch slit in the rockbed.’
  • 55) ‘Water was pouring over the lip of the roof in front of my windows like a waterfall and I couldn't see beyond it.’
  • 56) ‘Once you break the rim of the bowl and the water pours in, it's not like an ordinary flood, where the water comes and it goes.’
  • 57) ‘The inquest heard that Daniel cut the container using broken glass, poured liquid on the floor and set fire to it using a lighter.’
  • 58) ‘The waiter pours some creamy liquid on the rice.’
  • 59) ‘Mark went to work on him, cleaning the wound, and pouring various liquids on the open wound.’
  • 60) ‘As soon as she poured the liquid onto the sorcerer's wound, she placed her hands over it, and white light instantly erupted from him.’
  • 61) ‘She poured a clear liquid from the bottle into her left hand, handed the bottle to Victoria, then rubbed the liquid onto both hands.’
  • 62) ‘I grabbed a cotton ball and carefully poured the liquid on to it.’
  • 63) ‘The healer gently poured a shimmering liquid over the warrior's face.’
  • 64) ‘I shivered as he poured the cool liquid onto my back, and then he began rubbing it in, massaging my back and shoulders.’
  • 65) ‘Mats are provided, food is served upon plates and drink is poured into cups.’
  • 66) ‘To serve, pour the tea from high above the glasses to aerate and amplify the character of the tea and garnish with mint.’
  • 67) ‘The tea is poured into earless cups and served with both hands.’
  • 68) ‘I drop two lumps of brown sugar into my cup and pour the coffee and milk in together.’
  • 69) ‘However, if you add milk to the cup first and pour tea on top, the milk will be more gradually diluted in the hot water, cooling the tea bit by bit as it is added and will therefore rise in temperature more slowly.’
  • 70) ‘They have warned offenders that officers will pour the drink down the drain, as well as contacting their parents.’
  • 71) ‘She was smiling to herself, and pouring coffee into a cup.’
  • 72) ‘Mrs. Jacobs was pouring coffee into a cup over by the sink in the cooking area.’
  • 73) ‘He picked up a cup and absently poured coffee into it.’
  • 74) ‘Ben picked up a cup and poured coffee into it, then laced in a liberal amount of cream and sugar, stirring it once.’
  • 75) ‘He watched her as she walked back to the counter and poured coffee into two cups.’
  • 76) ‘For another, they've taken to tarting up their lattes with leaf-like artwork carved into the foam with subtle tricks of the wrist while pouring the drinks.’
  • 77) ‘He poured some tea and drank while watching the rising sun.’
  • 78) ‘She pours tea for students in national costume.’
  • 79) ‘I sighed and pulled it out, grabbed four cups, and started pouring the drinks.’
  • 80) ‘She sat in front of the table as she prepared some food and poured some wine.’
  • 81) ‘It is estimated over half a million cups of coffee were poured in homes and workplaces all over Ireland in aid of the initiative.’
  • 82) ‘Jim went to the bottle on the coffee table and poured another drink.’
  • 83) ‘Another worker was in charge of mixing milk shakes and pouring sodas.’
  • 84) ‘Your cousin Harry pours drinks so strong your hangover gets a hangover?’
  • 85) ‘The men pass the time by dictating letters that will never be sent home, acting out films they will never make, and pouring imaginary drinks that will never touch their lips.’
  • 86) ‘One night I was pouring my own drinks behind the upstairs bar.’
  • 87) ‘A woman was bent over next to me, pouring a drink, and heard the conversation.’
  • 88) ‘We make friends with the bartender, and she starts pouring drinks before we even ask for refills.’
  • 89) ‘Meanwhile, the viewer watches passively, pouring another drink and eating cookies.’
  • 90) ‘Dressed, we walked down to the office where the old man was already pouring a drink.’
  • 91) ‘But as I was pouring a drink for someone standing next to him I finally saw it.’
  • 92) ‘She took the orders, dropped the meat into the fryer, scooped the chips, poured the drinks then assembled the burgers.’
  • 93) ‘Guests poured their own drinks, wrote their own bills and enjoyed great food and live jazz sessions.’
  • 94) ‘When the correct bottle is brought up from the store and a replacement drink is poured, the waitress slams it down on the table and flounces off.’
  • 95) ‘The drinks are poured at the table from ice-cold bottles, to be downed in one gut-warming gulp.’
  • 96) ‘We poured our own drinks, dictated which songs should be played and pretty much did whatever we wanted.’
  • 97) ‘And, by the by, he also pours his money into men's and women's hockey within his native community.’
  • 98) ‘Yet the professionals were pouring their own money into tech stocks and commodity-exploration firms that were ripe for recovery but too risky for the public.’
  • 99) ‘How much better if councillors poured our money into a nightclub.’
  • 100) ‘‘I work hard and rather than buy a new house or car I like to pour my money into my passion, which is trains,’ said Pete.’
  • 101) ‘They pour their money into primaries and try to influence the GOP outcome.’
  • 102) ‘You had to pour your own money into this film to get it going.’
  • 103) ‘Maybe they'd want to pour the money into world travel or political activism or the charity of their choice or a really nice ride.’
  • 104) ‘Why, for example, did professional money managers pour funds into the stocks of Internet companies that had no profits and no prospects?’
  • 105) ‘This growth enabled the banks to borrow heavily overseas, and this money was poured into the housing market.’
  • 106) ‘He wanted a subtle vibe that just happened organically and not based on how much money was poured into it.’
  • 107) ‘This is after an eight-month inquiry, and Lord knows how much taxpayer money has been poured into this effort to uncover my presumed guilt.’
  • 108) ‘In recent years, much money has been poured into an effort to persuade people to ‘ask your doctor about’ a wide variety of drugs for common conditions.’
  • 109) ‘Much of the money has been poured into high-end residential property.’
  • 110) ‘The scion to a Manhattan real-estate fortune, he had determined early on to pour his wealth into projects that helped other people.’
  • 111) ‘We sufficiently distanced ourselves from the ‘real tourists,’ the ones from the cruise ships who will in the end pour dollars into the very projects of our discussions.’
  • 112) ‘So much money was poured into it, at the expense of the magazines.’
  • 113) ‘It is an absolute tragedy that, no matter how much money is poured into the department, we have a culture where we do not take responsibility for our actions and where children are used as a mechanism to get income.’
  • 114) ‘So much money is poured into the Games that, sensibly used, cash from what is essentially a leisure activity can transform the host city.’
  • 115) ‘Much of the money at the moment is poured into the primary sector in health, leaving the secondary sector in dire straits.’
  • 116) ‘The company pours excessive amounts into new product development each year.’
  • 117) ‘The newspaper reports that she pours her heart out about the break-up of her marriage.’
  • 118) ‘Love was new and beautiful to her, and her feelings were poured out and expressed in her tears.’
  • 119) ‘After staring at them for ten minutes, he finally started to speak, pouring his heart out.’
  • 120) ‘He had achieved a quiet self-effacement, pouring his unmistakable voice out to the smallest of die-hard audiences, reigning in no-fi poetry with the help of a few stray guests and the blessings of modern boombox technology.’
  • 121) ‘She had poured her heart out to him and revealed her deepest, darkest secret, and he was too stunned to know what to do or say.’
  • 122) ‘He collapsed on the ground and poured his heart out, unknowingly speaking out loud.’
  • 123) ‘It was so rare that his sister poured her heart out, expressed what was really on her mind.’
  • 124) ‘As though flipping a switch, Aidan poured the story out of his mouth so fast I wasn't sure if William would be able to understand it.’
  • 125) ‘People are just pouring their hearts out, and making a donation is an expression of that.’
  • 126) ‘I figured you had poured your soul out in that letter, and if I would've read it, I wouldn't have been able to do what I did.’
  • 127) ‘You could pour your heart out in response letters, encouraging tolerance and trying to educate and inspire rational discussion.’
  • 128) ‘He digests these impressions, pours them out in language and stories, and gives them back to the world.’
  • 129) ‘While he pours her feelings out, she treads very carefully and doesn't make the reader feel as though they are crashing into her personal life or snooping into her diary.’
  • 130) ‘It makes for a listening experience that is deeply rooted in the present tense, rocking the ribcage and making the heart pound as Williams pours her soul out onto the studio floor.’
  • 131) ‘The genre was known for its urbane disinclination to perform any icky operations involving hearts: pouring them out, for instance, or affixing them to sleeves.’
  • 132) ‘She tells her story via a translator, pausing to choose her words carefully, then pouring them out with a staccato of fist punches to make her point.’
  • 133) ‘We were pouring our guts out dressed as idiots, but we all felt like actors rather than recording artists.’
  • 134) ‘Taxi drivers as therapists may seem perverse, but more and more of us seem to be pouring our hearts out in the back of cabs.’
  • 135) ‘I'm sitting here pouring my heart out because I'm exhausted.’
  • 136) ‘By the second drink, he was pouring his heart out to me, as I did the same.’
  • 137) ‘I tried most of it and when I mentioned it to one of friends, I was asked if this was wise considering that there was a pre-bought bridesmaid dress that I would have to shortly pour myself into.’
  • 138) ‘Is there a man among you who hasn't poured himself into tight jeans or favoured a T-shirt that flashed a beefy bicep?’
  • 139) ‘Her husband, it reminded readers, stayed at home changing nappies while she poured herself into frocks.’
  • 140) ‘It's going to come down to how your behind looks when you pour yourself into them.’
  • 141) ‘At the rate in which I am bloating from the pill, if I don't pour myself into that bikini by this weekend, in two weeks I may not be able.’
  • 142) ‘My wavy brown hair was now unattractively straight, plastered onto my face as the rain poured down heavily on me.’
  • 143) ‘Rain poured down in sheets, soaking my hair into a moppy mess.’
  • 144) ‘And still the rain poured down, beating against the glass panes.’
  • 145) ‘The rain poured down in buckets, but Darren rode anyway, sending his horse galloping across the muddy ground.’
  • 146) ‘Rain poured down in buckets now, and it stayed like this for an hour.’
  • 147) ‘It also coincided with a deterioration in the weather - when the rain poured down.’
  • 148) ‘It was a wonderful feeling, even as the rain poured down again and the body continued to ache.’
  • 149) ‘With players on both sides finding it ever harder to control the ball as the rain poured down, scores were at a premium over the next 10 or 12 minutes.’
  • 150) ‘As the rain poured down I broke the bad news to them - there is no machine, you must walk down the town, find a shop that sells discs and walk up again and display it on your car.’
  • 151) ‘The sky grew dark as the rain poured down even harder.’
  • 152) ‘My brothers huddled in their tent that night while a thunderstorm raged over the mountain and rain poured down.’
  • 153) ‘The rain that came down upon the city was like a cloudburst; the last time the rain poured down like this was some ten years ago.’
  • 154) ‘Last night enough rain poured down to melt most of the remaining snow and ice and we look forward to finding the area beset by flooding in the near future.’
  • 155) ‘Traditionally this has been a week when the skies opened and the rains poured down.’
  • 156) ‘It poured down rain in heavy sheets and now she was angry, glowering and wet.’
  • 157) ‘Rain poured down and every once in a while lightning streaked through the sky.’
  • 158) ‘I began to move again as the cold rain poured down on me, soaking me through once again.’
  • 159) ‘Sunday morning it poured down rain, making it impossible to have the party in the park after all.’
  • 160) ‘The rain poured down harder, mirroring both of their moods.’
  • 161) ‘As the rain poured down on us, we kissed in the moonlight.’
  • 162) ‘Donations and letters have been pouring into the UNFPA at such a rate that the agency has hired two interns to sort and keep track of the incoming mail.’
  • 163) ‘However, when the site received international media attention, letters started pouring in from all over the world.’
  • 164) ‘The response to this survey has been truly phenomenal with literally hundreds of letters pouring in every week from people anxious to have their say.’
  • 165) ‘Before letters of protest start pouring in, I'm not saying all 16-year-olds should be tarred with the same brush.’
  • 166) ‘The appeal has now reached £350,000 and hundreds of letters are pouring in each day offering donations and support.’
  • 167) ‘It was so upsetting that thousands of letters poured into the White House once President Roosevelt announced the date change.’
  • 168) ‘Letters poured in from them, and from others my father had helped.’
  • 169) ‘Thousands of letters poured in from children with diabetes pledging their eternal gratitude.’
  • 170) ‘Cards, letters and emails have poured into their Radcliffe Road home.’
  • 171) ‘Threatening letters poured in, which further intensified the worries of my family.’
  • 172) ‘Letters pour in from around the world offering condolences and support.’
  • 173) ‘I already had floods of congratulatory cards and letters pouring in from the public.’
  • 174) ‘Other published reports claimed letters of support were pouring in from faculty, alumni and concerned members of the community.’
  • 175) ‘By December, more letters were pouring in, which included thoughts like these.’
  • 176) ‘Since the new column came out, letters have been pouring in from students in school, all sounding desperate and eager for advice.’
  • 177) ‘She drew on information that was not mainline at all, but that she felt had validity from the test cases that she had seen and from the letters that were pouring in to her by this time.’
  • 178) ‘We appreciate all the letters that have been pouring in, they have been a nice diversion from the waiting game.’
  • 179) ‘Cards and letters came pouring in from total strangers who wanted to reach out and offer their condolences.’
  • 180) ‘When it is published, letters begin pouring in from people all over who read her story and loved it and want more like it.’
  • 181) ‘The letters began pouring in, giving me a broader picture of this phenomenon.’

Examples

  • 1) The expats were also poring over the details of an alleged scam defrauding the city's wealthiest individuals.
  • 2) At heart, it is a family love story, and much time is spent poring over old pictures.
  • 3) Pyongyang watchers will pore over pictures of the funeral for clues as to what is going on.
  • 4) Officers pored over maps beside a cabinet stacked with china.
  • 5) Few voters will be expected to pore over this detail in bed.
  • 6) Our books have been pored over by consultants and there is no overspend or huge inefficiency.
  • 7) This will close your pores and stop them from blocking.
  • 8) But her adoration goes beyond poring over pictures in magazines and playing their albums.
  • 9) He is also reluctant to have rivals poring over his books.
  • 10) These will help to close unsightly large pores.
  • 11) The aim is to release methane from the tiny pores where it has lain trapped for millions of years.
  • 12) Homeowners and businessmen spent an anguished day poring over maps trying to determine the extent of damage to properties and livelihoods.
  • 13) He has happily taken time out of his day to pore over the detail of his new life as a butterfly.
  • 14) The bigger the plane, the smaller the pores.
  • 15) They then knit back together with smaller pore size, and blemishes and sun spots are minimised.
  • 16) One: it made my pores look smaller.
  • 17) And yet, my pores are smaller.
  • 18) When you see the term "pore lotion," it usually means that it specifically includes an ingredient to make pores appear smaller.
  • 19) As archaeologists we need sometimes to slow down, to stop endlessly poring over maps and databases trying to wrest hidden meaning from them.
  • 20) I still haven't found the dress but spend most of my lunch hours poring over wedding magazines trying to find it.
  • 21) Great as a daily cosmetic fix but I don't see any major improvement in pore size.
  • 22) In mild cases, a good soap keeps oil from sitting on the skin and dust or makeup from clogging pores, making acne worse than it already is.
  • 23) "pore beggar -- oh pore, _pore_ beggar!" said Alf, leaning in on one side of him, while Pinewood blocked him on the other.
  • 24) Jonathan Mostow: Certainly Blu-Ray has raised the bar for makeup because high-def shows every facial imperfection, skin pore, etc.
  • 25) Eye-opening prose resulting in pore-cleansing laughs!
  • 26) First you've got to be very lucky that the passive pore is the right size to be a precusor for the coupling and the whip.
  • 27) Here on the equator (S'pore is one degree north of the equator), the effects of global warming won't be nearly as severe as they will be, insha'allah, in the US or Europe.
  • 28) Because the dimensions of the lipid bilayer and the alpha-hemolysin pore, as well as the required amount of electrical current, are at the nanoscale level, the "single-molecule mass spectrometry" technology may one day be incorporated into "lab-on-a-chip" molecular analyzers and single-strand DNA sequencers.
  • 29) S'pore is filled with stray cats, but instead of letting HDB residents keep the cats that they care for in their flats (cats are frequently fed by compasionate people), the gov't would rather cull those they find.
  • 30) The diameter of the pore is so small that it corresponds to that of a single ion (0. 5-0.6 millionths of a millimetre).
  • 31) That Scotland bleeds at every pore is true; but let peace be our aim, and we shall heal all her wounds.
  • 32) ‘Stomata are minute pores in the surface of leaves through which water vapor and gases, including carbon dioxide, pass.’
  • 33) ‘The sebum flows through a narrow follicular canal or duct and empties onto the surface of the skin through a pore or opening.’
  • 34) ‘It is also noteworthy that the cell surfaces are pocked with pores which pass to the interior.’
  • 35) ‘Skin cleansing products help remove dirt and germs from the skin surface and pores.’
  • 36) ‘If the opening of the skin pore is sealed off from air, the result is a whitehead.’
  • 37) ‘They watched the video on a large screen and spent hours poring over every detail.’
  • 38) ‘Mick Wilson suggests a strategy of active reading that means poring over material three times.’
  • 39) ‘Each bird that appeared was a challenge to name; I studied them thoroughly and pored over my field guides.’
  • 40) ‘It is a kind of reading that invites poring over the visual to ponder spatial and material decisions.’
  • 41) ‘These were the studies that Nathan pored through, experimenting with different food combinations, monitoring his blood chemistry and keeping detailed records of his findings.’
  • 42) ‘They have pored through studies conducted over 85 years of psychological research.’
  • 43) ‘Brian and his wife Theresa have spend endless hours poring through this vast accumulation of negatives before eventually settling on the photographs that they would use in the exhibition.’
  • 44) ‘Why, after a few hours poring through recent news reports I have become deeply afraid of how really gosh darn-dead you're gonna get if you don't drink more.’
  • 45) ‘I remember spending hours in the library poring over orders of the Court.’
  • 46) ‘Once back home, he'd spend hours in his room poring over those recordings.’
  • 47) ‘After hours poring over the documents I think it entirely justifiable to argue that one man acted as an agent provocateur.’
  • 48) ‘I spent hours in libraries, poring over microfilms and data and also travelled to Ayodhya.’
  • 49) ‘Long were the hours spent poring over the maps they thoughtfully provided.’
  • 50) ‘You could spend hours poring over the strips, and still find new things to see.’
  • 51) ‘Lawmakers had only four hours to pore through 770 pages.’
  • 52) ‘For hours, they pore over the books, consult each other in hushed Gujarati, then write things on the forms, filling them up and starting on new ones.’
  • 53) ‘I would pore over these for hours on end seeking connection, any connection, with his world.’
  • 54) ‘But he had fantastic photo albums of his travels all over Southeast Asia, and I used to pore over them for hours.’
  • 55) ‘This has been exacerbated by having to pore over 75 hours of footage.’
  • 56) ‘They went to Bali together last month, and I am certain not too much time was spent poring over Bible passages there.’
  • 57) ‘I remember taking the album and poring over it, examining it for every detail.’
  • 58) ‘Some years ago, while poring among the items on offer at a stoop sale in Brooklyn, I came across a copy of the thirteenth printing of The Great Crash by John Kenneth Galbraith.’
  • 59) ‘In my house, as in many other households, there was a multivolume pictorial history of the war, over which I pored for entire mornings or afternoons, until I knew every picture by heart.’
  • 60) ‘Drea was poring silently over the books around her.’
  • 61) ‘She indulged his taste for draughtsmanship - the two pored together for hours over architectural drawings.’
  • 62) ‘Despite his age, Greenspan is still said to be enthralled by the statistics over which he has pored for many years.’
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