What Is Porosity?


Porosity also known as a void fraction is the measurement of empty or void spaces in an object. It is computed as the fraction of the volume of emptiness over the total volume of the object.
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porosity: the property of being porous
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[paw-ros-i-tee, poh-, puh-]
the state or quality of being porous.
Geology, Engineering the ratio, expressed as a percentage, of the volume of the pores or interstices of a substance, as a rock or rock stratum, to the total volume of the mass.
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Porosity is the ability to absorb moisture into void spaces. An example of something that is very porous would be a sponge. It has a lot of open space for the water to enter.
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