poromeric


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po·ro·mer·ic

 (pôr′ə-mĕr′ĭk)
n.
Any of several tough, porous leather substitutes.

[Greek poros, passage; see per- in Indo-European roots + (poly)meric.]

poromeric

(ˌpɔːrəˈmɛrɪk)
adj
(Chemistry) (of a plastic) permeable to water vapour
n
(Chemistry) a substance having this characteristic, esp one based on polyurethane and used in place of leather in making shoe uppers
[C20: from poro(sity) + (poly)mer + -ic]
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Boots made of patent leather or poromeric are not authorized.
These synthetic materials, such as plastic, vinyl, and other poromeric materials, are more uniform in weight and quality and therefore allow less wastage.