Entry from British & World English dictionary
Full of holes; porous.
- The top of the vessel is foraminous to permit passage of the air stream.
- They are ductile and do not exhibit a foraminous structure like sponge iron.
- There may be placed within or underneath the apron a foraminous pipe, through which superheated steam or hot air at a temperature of 400° Fahrenheit is discharged against the fish.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: for|am¦in|ous
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.