non·po·rous | \ˌnän-ˈpȯr-əs \

Definition of nonporous 

: not porous nonporous surfaces nonporous rock nonporous wood

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Go for hard, nonporous woods that won't draw moisture out of cheese. Becky Krystal, charlotteobserver, "How to build the ultimate cheese board," 5 June 2018 Clean nonporous cooking and eating utensils, food equipment, food contact surfaces, and kitchen cleaning items with hot, sudsy water and rinse them in clear hot water. Diane Mason,, "Flood waters may contaminate foods," 20 Feb. 2018 Slate, on the other hand, is nonporous and virtually maintenance free. Joseph Truini, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Countertop Materials," 2 May 2017 With the company portraying his masses of workers, Hades leads them through a song celebrating the importance of a nonporous border. Charles Isherwood, New York Times, "Review: ‘Hadestown’ Reanimates a Well-Known Myth," 23 May 2016

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First Known Use of nonporous

1857, in the meaning defined above

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