Definition of 'pore'
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The expats were also poring over the details of an alleged scam defrauding the city's wealthiest individuals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At heart, it is a family love story, and much time is spent poring over old pictures. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Pyongyang watchers will pore over pictures of the funeral for clues as to what is going on. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Officers pored over maps beside a cabinet stacked with china. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Few voters will be expected to pore over this detail in bed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our books have been pored over by consultants and there is no overspend or huge inefficiency. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This will close your pores and stop them from blocking. The Sun (2011)But her adoration goes beyond poring over pictures in magazines and playing their albums. The Sun (2013)He is also reluctant to have rivals poring over his books. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These will help to close unsightly large pores. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The aim is to release methane from the tiny pores where it has lain trapped for millions of years. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Homeowners and businessmen spent an anguished day poring over maps trying to determine the extent of damage to properties and livelihoods. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He has happily taken time out of his day to pore over the detail of his new life as a butterfly. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The bigger the plane, the smaller the pores. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They then knit back together with smaller pore size, and blemishes and sun spots are minimised. Times, Sunday Times (2013)One: it made my pores look smaller. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And yet, my pores are smaller. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When you see the term "pore lotion," it usually means that it specifically includes an ingredient to make pores appear smaller. Take Care of Your Skin (1990)As archaeologists we need sometimes to slow down, to stop endlessly poring over maps and databases trying to wrest hidden meaning from them. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)I still haven't found the dress but spend most of my lunch hours poring over wedding magazines trying to find it. The Sun (2008)Great as a daily cosmetic fix but I don't see any major improvement in pore size. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In mild cases, a good soap keeps oil from sitting on the skin and dust or makeup from clogging pores, making acne worse than it already is. You and Your Adolescent: A Parents' Guide for Ages 10 to 20 (1990)
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Translations for 'pore'
British English: pore NOUN
Your pores are the tiny holes in your skin.
The size of your pores is determined by the amount of oil they produce.
British English: pore VERB
If you pore over or through information, you look at it and study it very carefully.
We spent hours poring over travel brochures.
Definition of pore from the Collins English Dictionary
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