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The surface is porous; the cells are distant and arranged irregularly, and seem as if composed of sand cemented with mud.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
But meteor detectors are built to look for solid chunks of metal and rock—not thin, porous bits of cloth.
HANGING BY A THREADGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
Use a porous soil for Camellias, with considerable leaf-mold.
It is finally baked, as has been said, to stop fermentation and preserve the porous character of the bread.
It may be deposited by electrolysis as in nickel plating, but the zinc coating is more apt to be porous.
CREATIVE CHEMISTRYEDWIN E. SLOSSON
The heart and other vital organs are covered with bullet-proof corsets, liver and lung pads and porous plasters.
PECK'S SUNSHINEGEORGE W. PECK
When old, these plants are incrusted with a thin, porous layer of carbonate of lime.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
The oxides thus produced, are dissolved and carried down into the porous cupel in a liquid state, by the vitrified oxide of lead.
The wax is then coated with a porous clay, and the whole mass is put in a pit and baked.
CHATS ON MILITARY CURIOSSTANLEY C. JOHNSON
On a soil so light and porous there is a plentiful harvesting of health and substantial comfort, but not much chance of poetry.

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