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English noun: pore

1. pore (shape) any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas)


Broader (hypernym)hole

2. pore (body) any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal


Broader (hypernym)canal, channel, duct, epithelial duct


Narrower (hyponym)ostiole


Part meronymcutis, skin, tegument

3. pore (plant) a minute epidermal pore in a leaf or stem through which gases and water vapor can pass


Synonymsstoma, stomate


Broader (hypernym)aperture


Narrower (hyponym)germ pore, hydathode, lenticel, water pore, water stoma


English verb: pore

1. pore (cognition) direct one's attention on something


SamplesPlease focus on your studies and not on your hobbies.


Synonymscenter, centre, concentrate, focus, rivet


Pattern of useSomebody ----s on something


Broader (hypernym)cerebrate, cogitate, think


Narrower (hyponym)absorb, engross, engulf, hear, immerse, listen, plunge, recall, soak up, steep, take heed, think, zoom in


Verb grouprivet









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