The Brazilian defense, touted as impenetrable in pre-tournament hype, proved to be bedraggled, and porous.
All genre boundaries are porous, and the boundary between horror fiction and literary novels is especially so.
Instead of being an impenetrable wall on the frontier, the Pak Army has become a porous bale of cotton.
Their house, which has never been painted, is sagging and rotted and porous.
“The world is porous and full of holes…so you just find the cracks,” Austin says slyly.
Nitroglycerine, when absorbed in a porous earth called 'Kieselguhr', is called dynamite.
The vein was porous and water was constantly trickling out of it.
I prefer bottom land, clay soil and a porous subsoil, with a north and east slope.
Since they possess pores or vessels, the hardwoods are called "porous" woods.
There, as here, the substratum is porous limestone; and it is the subsidence of the layers which gives birth to the springs.
porous po·rous (pôr'əs)
Full of or having pores.
Admitting the passage of gas or liquid through pores.