pour / pore / pore


pour / pore / pore
   To pour is to dispense liquid from one container into another: She poured some milk into the glass.
   A pore is to study or read intensely: Hilda pored over the materials nightly.
   Pore also means "a small opening in skin through which moisture or air moves": Pores are all over our bodies.

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  • pour / pore / pore —    To pour is to dispense liquid from one container into another: She poured some milk into the glass.    A pore is to study or read intensely: Hilda pored over the materials nightly.    Pore also means a small opening in skin through which… …   Confused words

  • pore — pore1 noun a minute opening in the skin or other surface through which gases, liquids, or microscopic particles may pass. Origin ME: from OFr., via L. from Gk poros passage, pore . pore2 verb 1》 (pore over/through) be absorbed in the reading or… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Pore nucleaire — Pore nucléaire Les pores nucléaires sont de grands complexes protéiques (poids moléculaire estimé à 125 000 kDa) traversant l enveloppe nucléaire qui est une double membrane entourant le noyau des cellules eucaryotes. Les pores nucléaires… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pore — [ pɔr ] n. m. • fin XIIIe; lat. porus, gr. poros « passage » 1 ♦ Chacun des minuscules orifices de la peau où aboutissent les sécrétions des glandes sudoripares. Cour. Orifice cutané d une glande sudoripare ou de la glande sébacée d un poil.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • pore — pore, pour The verb pore means ‘to think closely about (a subject)’ and is chiefly used in the phrasal verb to pore over (a book etc.). It is sometimes mistakenly written as pour, perhaps by false analogy with ‘pouring attention’ over something …   Modern English usage

  • pour — pore, pour The verb pore means ‘to think closely about (a subject)’ and is chiefly used in the phrasal verb to pore over (a book etc.). It is sometimes mistakenly written as pour, perhaps by false analogy with ‘pouring attention’ over something …   Modern English usage

  • Pour — Pour, v. i. To pore. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pour —  , pore  The first means to flow or rain heavily; the second means to examine carefully …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Pore nucléaire — Les pores nucléaires sont de grands complexes protéiques (poids moléculaire estimé à 125 000 kDa) traversant l enveloppe nucléaire qui est une double membrane entourant le noyau des cellules eucaryotes. Les pores nucléaires permettent les… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pore du savetier — Cette page a été supprimée. Le journal des suppressions et des déplacements est affiché ci dessous pour référence. 21 novembre 2011 à 18:30 Butterfly austral (discuter | contributions) a supprimé « Pore du savetier » ‎ (Décision PàS) 21 novembre… …   Wikipédia en Français


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