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Poros is a small Greek island-pair in the southern part of the Saronic Gulf, at a distance about 58 km south from Piraeus and separated from the Peloponnese by a 200 m wide sea channel, with the town of Galatas on the mainland across the strait. Its surface is about 31 square kilometres and it has 3,780 inhabitants. The ancient name of Poros was Pogon. Like other ports in the Saronic, it is a popular weekend destination for Athenian travellers.


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Google previewThe Atlantic Monthly (1911)

Poros is a small island in the ./Egean Sea, near the middle of the east coast of the Peloponnesus. A small coasting vessel stops there on its daily journey to or from Athens, but few of the islanders travel so far as the mainland. The people are ...

Google previewThe Atlantic (1911)

Poros is a small island in the 1Egea.n Sea, near the middle of the east coast of the Peloponnesus. The pcople are Christian, but the general character of life, manners, customs and daily occupations is essentially like those of remote ancestors ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Nmaes (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Rubiaceae Origins: From the Greek poros "opening" and karpos "fruit." Porocystis Radlk. Sapindaceae Origins: From the Greek poros "opening" and kystis "a bladder, pouch." Porpax Lindley Orchidaceae Origins: Greek porpax, porpakos " the ...

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

poros, channel] Bearing pores. porcate a. [L. porca, ridge between two furrows] With longitudinal ridges and furrows. porcellaneous, porcelanous, porcelaneous a. [It. porcellana, procelain] Resembling porcelain; an enameled- like surface; ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Terms (1920)

Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition of Terms in Biology, Botany, Zoology, Anatomy, Cytology, Embryology, Physiology by Isabella Ferguson Henderson, William Dawson Henderson

poros, channel.] A minute opening or interstice, as of the skin, of a stone. poricidal (pö'rlsi'däl) a. [Gk. poros, channel ; L. caedere, to cut.] Dehiscing by valves or pores, as the poppy order (bot.). poriferous (pörlf'ërus) a. [Gk. poros, channel ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biological Terms (1920)

poros, mastism. channel; L. eaedere, to cut] De polytooous (pölït'ökůs) a. [Gk. рад/х, many ; lobos, offspring] Prolific. polytomous (pölît'ömůs) a. [Gk. polys, many; fome, a cutting] ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1848)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

(poros, a pore, and kephale, a head, Gr.) A genus of Annelides. PoRoMPHALUs, po-rom'fa-lus, s. (poros, a callus, and omphalos, the navel, Gr.) In Pathology, schirrosity of the navel; umbilical hernia, with thickened and indurated coverings.

Google previewThe Universal English Dictionary (1869)

Comprising the Etymology, Definition, and Pronunciation of All Known Words in the Language, as Well as Technical Terms Used in Art, Science, Literature, Commerce, and Law by John Craig, P. Austin Nuttall

(poros, a callus, and kele, a tumour, Gr.) In Pathology, a hard tumour of the scrotum; intestinal hernia, with thickening and induration of the envelopes. PoRocBPHALUs, po-ro-sefa-lus, s. (poros, a pore, and kephale, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1893)

Containing a Full Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Anatomy, Physiology, ... by Robley Dunglison

Pore, (poros, passage). Interstice. Pores are the excessively minute spaces or interstices which separate the integrant molecules of bodies and render those bodies permeable. Pores have also been called spiracula.

Google previewA new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1849)

by John Craig (F.G.S.)

(poros, a callus, and fefe, a tumour, Gr.) In Pathology, ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature and Art (1858)

by John CRAIG (F.G.S.)

(poros, a callus, and kele, a tumour, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1890)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature

POROS, or PoRo (“The Ford”), an island off the east coast of the Morea, separated at its western extremity by only a narrow channel from the mainland at Troezen, and consisting of a mass of limestone rock and of a mass of trachyte ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Volume XIX (1890)

POROS, or Poro ("The Ford"), an island off the east coast of the Morea, separated at its western extremity by only a narrow channel from the mainland at Trcezen, and consisting of a mass of limestone rock and of a mass of trachyte ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

The earlier material had been wood or coarse limestone, the so-called "poros," which could not be given fine carving, and needed to be painted in order to show details. The early marble statues show that the technique of wood-carving, easily ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2001)

by Gordon Gordh, David Headrick

poros = channel. Pl, Pores.) 1. An isolated puncture, 2. A minute impression that perforates the surface (Kirby & Spence). 3. Any small, circular opening on a membrane, wall or surface of a structure, Pores typically are an adaptation for ...

Google previewDictionary of Plant Breeding, Second Edition (2009)

by Rolf H. J. Schlegel

Switzerland Ukraine yugoslavia Monosomics of wheat variety Opal Bezostaya 1, Roussalka, Sadovo 1 Zlatka Courtot Caribo, Carola, Kranich, Poros, T. spelta saharense Bersee, Cappelle Desprez, Glennson 81, Hobbit sib, Holdfast, Koga II, ...

Google previewAn American Dictionary of the English Language (1844)

Exhibiting the Origin, Orthography, Pronunciation, and Definition of Words by Noah Webster

poros and Kipas.] The unicorn. MON'O-CHORD, я. [Gr. pons ana yopiiij.l A musical instrument of ...

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