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air (one's) pores

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 (something)

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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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

v.
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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With age, degradation of natural skin proteins results in enlarged skin pores with loss in skin texture.
Since Sample #19 includes many large pores through the gauge length as shown in Figure 3(c) and the fracture may initiate from any of these large pores, most of gauge length was intentionally modeled in order to consider all the large pores, observed in CT images, into the modeling area.
In the transient state, each component tends to distribute itself homogeneously for the whole solid matrix, even reaching pores blocked at any extremity.
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.
However, analysis of total porosity alone is not sufficient to reveal the effect of rainfall events on the physical quality of the soil, as rain may affect not only total porosity (block area occupied by pores) but also the types of pores that occur in the soil, thus modifying the water dynamics in the soil profile.
The number, morphology and arrangement of sensorial pores were observed in the cephalo-caudal direction following the methods of McDowall (1970).
Inflamed and irritated skin also contributes to large pores.
The Clarisonic Deep Pore Decongesting Solution (includes the renowned Clarisonic Mia 2 Sonic Skin Cleansing Brush with the Deep Pore Brush Head, Deep Pore Daily Cleanser and Decongesting Clay Mask) is [euro]169 and available nationwide from June.
With graphene membranes, said O'Hern, it becomes simply a matter of controlling the size of the pores, making them "larger than water molecules, but smaller than everything else"--whether salt, impurities or particular kinds of biochemical molecules.
Characterization of Anodic Aluminium Oxide Pores Fabricated On Aluminium Templates.
Despite the promise of microcapsules of silica vessels minimising pores, I felt that they were reduced but still visible, even after foundation.
These products fill the open capillary pores, which result in an improvement in the pore structure (Ramezanianpour, Malhotra 1995; Xu, Huang 1992).
14]C-labelled glucose into soil pores of two different size classes by adding a [sup.
Crystallization of salts in pores can exacerbate the process of degradation as well.
2012) allow making a distinction between continuous pores (trunks) stretching over the full dimensions of the cement pocket, isolated pores and dead-end pores branching off the trunks.