How to use Porosity in a sentence

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  • This is due to the porosity of the soil in the former, and the very limited rainfall in the latter.

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  • As a result of the porosity of the rock, many of the wells feel the influence of the sea and exhibit an ebb and flow.

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  • For the growth of pot plants sand is an essential part of most composts, in order to give them the needful porosity to carry off all excess of moisture from the roots.

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  • All those properties of soil known as texture, porosity, depth, inclination to the horizon, &c., are concerned here.

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  • Fine soils like clay benefit from the addition of compost because it increases porosity, makes the soil resistant to erosion and as an added benefit, makes it easier to work.

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  • It is by no means an injudicious plan before laying out a system of water-meadows, which is intended to be at all extensive, to prepare a small trial plot, to aid in determining a number of questions relating to the nature and quantity of the water, the porosity of the soil, &c.

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  • This is applied to the wood before staining and reduces the porosity of the wood.

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  • A professional stylist is the only person who can truly determine whether your hair is in a healthy enough state to breakdown the cuticle layer and change the porosity of the hair shaft without suffering major damage.

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  • And if it goes up and turns around and causes a blockage, here too because of its porosity it causes a malady.

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  • They have usually undergone weathering and erosion that has increased porosity.

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  • It also means that our hair has poor porosity.

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  • Material of low mass per unit area and high surface porosity will tend not to reflect sound.

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  • It is estimated that less than 5% of the wells drilled into quartzite have encountered fracture porosity.

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  • Due to the poor soil porosity in the north of the District this system is not usually suitable.

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  • In basement reservoirs matrix porosity is effectively close to zero and most of the storage capacity and permeability is due to fractures.

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  • Material of high mass per unit area and low surface porosity will tend to reflect airborne sound.

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  • In order to maintain porosity, pore formers such as starch, carbon, or thermosetting resins are added.

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  • Hair condition and porosity greatly affects the hair's ability to hold onto color.

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  • The anodes are made of retort-carbon or other chlorine-resisting material, and they are mounted in cells which serve as diaphragms. The material of these cells is usually cement, mixed with certain soluble salts which impart sufficient porosity to the material.

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  • There is considerable distortion of the clay, resulting from combined shearing and tensile stress, above each of the steps of rock, and reaching its maximum at and above the highest rise ab, where it has proved sufficient to produce a dangerous line of weakness ac, the tension at a either causing actual rupture, or such increased porosity as to permit of percolation capable of keeping open the wound.

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