As adjectives the difference between cavernous and porous
is that cavernous
is resembling a cavern; vast while porous
is full of tiny pores that allow fluids or gasses to pass through.
resembling a cavern; vast
having many caverns
*(resembling a cavern) cavelike
Full of tiny pores that allow fluids or gasses to pass through.
- Sponges are porous so they can filter water while trapping food.
(Of legislation) full of loopholes
(figuratively) With many gaps.
- Concrete is porous , so water will slowly filter through it.
, date=May 14
, author=Peter Scrivener
, title=Sunderland 1 - 3 Wolverhampton
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=However, Wolves porous
defence opened up again to gift Sunderland a foothold in the game - Sessegnon sweeping in a Zenden corner that was inexplicably allowed to bounce in the six-yard box. }}
* (full of holes ): permeable