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porosity

po·ros·i·ty

porosity

pronunciation:
po ra sih ti [or] p ra sih ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: porosities
definition 1: the state, quality, or condition of being porous.
definition 2: the ratio of the volume of a substance's pores or interstices to the total volume of its mass, expressed as a percentage.
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The word porosity contains the following part:
-osity Latin noun-forming suffix that means state or condition of
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Most adjectives ending in "-ous," or "-ose1" can combine with "-ity" to form nouns ending in -osity .