porousness

Definitions of porousness
  1. noun
    the property of being porous; being able to absorb fluids
    synonyms: porosity
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    Antonyms:
    solidity, solidness
    the consistency of a solid
    types:
    sponginess
    the porosity of a sponge
    permeability, permeableness
    the property of something that can be pervaded by a liquid (as by osmosis or diffusion)
    absorbency
    the property of being absorbent
    type of:
    body, consistence, consistency, eubstance
    the property of holding together and retaining its shape
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