macropore

noun
mac·​ro·​pore | \ ˈmakrəˌpō(ə)r \

Definition of macropore

: a pore (as in coal) of comparatively large size especially : a pore in soil of such size that water drains from it by gravity and is not held by capillary action

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Other Words from macropore

macroporosity \ ¦ma(ˌ)krō+ \ noun
macroporous \ ¦makrə¦pōrəs , (ˈ)ma¦kräpərəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for macropore

macr- + pore

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“Macropore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/macropore. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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