[ pawr-uh-mer-ik, pohr- ]
/ ˌpɔr əˈmɛr ɪk, ˌpoʊr- /


any of various microporous synthetic materials used as leather substitutes.


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British Dictionary definitions for poromeric

/ (ˌpɔːrəˈmɛrɪk) /


(of a plastic) permeable to water vapour


a substance having this characteristic, esp one based on polyurethane and used in place of leather in making shoe uppers

Word Origin for poromeric

C20: from poro (sity) + (poly) mer + -ic
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