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micropore

Syllabification: mi·cro·pore
Pronunciation: /ˈmīkrəˌpôr
 
/

Definition of micropore in English:

noun

A very narrow pore, especially in a material.
Example sentences
  • The higher the modified microporosity, the higher the loss in the crystallisation test; this indicates that it is the proportion of micropores present and not their absolute volume which is the controlling factor.
  • The product penetrates the substrate's micropores and chemically bonds to beautify the surface and provide long-term protection from moisture and chloride-ion absorption.
  • According to Samuels, this energy painlessly creates an array of micropores - holes with a diameter about that of a human hair - in the outer dead layer of skin cells.

Derivatives

microporosity

1
Pronunciation: /ˌmīkrōpəˈräsətē, -pôrˈäsətē/
noun
Example sentences
  • There are also very strong positive relations with effective porosity, microporosity, and total porosity.
  • The resulting microporosity does not significantly reduce the mechanical integrity of the foamed material.
  • The tip has a microporosity of less than or equal to 0.22 microns.

microporous

2
Pronunciation: /ˌmīkrəˈpôrəs/
adjective
Example sentences
  • An embossed medical nonwoven tape offers the bidirectional tearability generally associated with perforated plastic tapes and the comfort and extended-wear capabilities of microporous tapes.
  • He correctly surmised that the solid component of the gel was microporous, and that the pore structure collapsed due to the liquid-vapor surface tension forces of the evaporating liquid.
  • The principle of filter elution is that the rate at which DNA strands are carried through a microporous filter by a fluid flow depends upon the length distribution of those strands.

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