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air one's pores

Sl. to undress oneself; to become naked. Me and Wilbur, that's my brother, both fell in the creek and had to air our pores a while so our pants could dry out.
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pore over something

to look over something carefully. She pored over the reports, looking for errors. I need to take a few hours to pore over these contracts and see if they are ready to be signed.
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pore over something

to look at and carefully study a document She spends a lot of time poring over the historical records of the church.
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pore over

To read or study something carefully and thoroughly: The engineers pored over their calculations looking for errors.
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air one’s pores

tv. to undress oneself; to become naked. I’m fixing to air my pores and take a shower.
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By optimizing the pore size distribution, it would be possible to increase the diffused reflectance of the polymer film.
Many of them liked the areas that had a lot of pores with smaller (30-90 micron) diameter, while others preferred being around large (more than 150 micron) pores.
Patented* Oat Extract -- help exfoliate the skin's surface area to unclog pores and smooth away roughness.
Pores may be more prominent on the nose, cheeks and chin where one has most oil glands.
The kit claims to reduces pore appearance by 25% after just one use.
The effects of fly ash and other mineral admixtures on porosity and pore structure of blended cement paste, with for example fly ash or slag, is well documented in the literature (Wee et al.
Particulate OM chiefly resides in large pores that are air-filled at lower moisture content and, consequently, do not contribute substantially to soil C mineralisation (Thomsen et al.
Considering a cubic sample pocket of cement paste, two types of capillary pores can be distinguished.
Infiltration system and cutoff system performance, probability crack occurrence in core and even effects of earth quacks on dam stability can be realized by water pore pressure measurement.
Change in porosity will effect the drug release kinetics as bigger pores will have fast kinetics as the mechanism involves is dissolution whereas the smaller pores involves dissolution and diffusion together.
During adsorption, the pores with the diameter larger than the diameter of the nitrogen molecules are accessible to the penetrating nitrogen vapor regardless of the connectedness and arrangement of the pores.
Researchers have now developed a new polymer with hourglass-shaped pores that can do the job more efficiently than standard polymers do.
According to Eberl (2002), application of a mixture of zeolite and urea fertiliser to soil resulted in less nitrate leaching by different mechanisms such as: (i) placement of urea in pores of zeolite crystals, (ii) decrease in transformation of urea to nitrate by nitrification, and (iii) decrease in the nitrification process by ammonium adsorption on zeolite.
In this process, mercury, which is normally nonwetting, is forced into the pores of the sample under pressure.
These pores open up in order to take in carbon dioxide, from which plants make carbohydrate, the energy source that sustains them.