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air (one's) pores

slang To be naked. It feels good to air my pores and take a nice hot bath after a long day at work.
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pore over

To examine, study, or read with intense, careful attention. She spent hours poring over the text, searching for a clue that might help solve the case. I had to pore over the contract to find who is liable in such a situation.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: over, pore
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

pore over

v.
To read or study something carefully and thoroughly: The engineers pored over their calculations looking for errors.
See also: over, pore
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

air one’s pores

tv. to undress oneself; to become naked. I’m fixing to air my pores and take a shower.
See also: air, pore
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Wu, "Research of coal pores and integrity evaluation method based on fractal theory," Applied Mechanics and Materials, vol.
Koh et al., "Compressive strength and processing of camphene-based freeze cast calcium phosphate scaffolds with aligned pores," Materials Letters, vol.
For these calculations, pore models are constructed from supercell structures of bulk crystalline silicon carbide polytypes, 3C-SiC and 2H-SiC.
Studies to date have focused on change in substance concentration in the solid-liquid interface, but the distribution of the adsorbed matter on the sediment surface and changes in the pore microstructure of sediment particles after adsorption has received little attention.
The use of Retinol-based products at night helps exfoliate the dead skin and makes the pores appear smaller.
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.
In this study we describe the morphology (pore distribution and arrangement) and meristics (pore count) of the sensorial cephalic pores in Chilean Galaxiidae.
ACCORDING TO Debra Jaliman, M.D., pore size is genetically determined and, no matter how much you try, you cannot make pores physically smaller.
While the process gives concrete its strength, spaces between the hydrates create an extensive pore network in the cement paste.
The pore size distribution and associated heterogeneities of thinly bedded beach-bar sandstone reservoir from upper fourth member of Eocene Shahejie Formation (Es4s) are characterized with the help of mercury injection capillary pressure (MICP) and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) transversal relaxation time (T2) data.
The crystalline region of the resulting PPy:PSS composites was increased gradually by increasing the pore size of the filter paper.