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ponor (plural ponors)

  1. (geology) A natural surface opening associated with karst.
    • 1981, Petar T. Milanović, Karst hydrogeology, page 168:
      As long as the total capacity q of the spring is smaller than the total capacity q2 of the ponor, no flooding of the polje will occur.
    • 2004, John Gunn, Encyclopedia of Caves and Karst Science, page 1283:
      The only permanent sea ponor in the world is the sea mill of Argostoli, located on Kefalonia Island in the Ionian Sea (Greece) (Glanz, 1965).
    • 2004, Petar Milanovic, Water Resources Engineering in Karst, page 22:
      Ponors are one of the symbol features of karst regions, and crucial features from a hydrogeological and geotechnical point of view.
    • 2018, Márton Veress, Glaciokarsts, page 203:
      The characteristic features of the ponors of glaciokarst mainly manifest in the fact that they were mostly formed in karstic depressions or in glacial erosional depressions.

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ponor m

  1. The depth between the water line and the bottom of a vessel's hull, the draught.

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  • ponor in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • ponor in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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pōnor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of pōnō

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ponor m anim

  1. (obsolete) worm

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ponor m inan

  1. (geology) ponor

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  • ponor in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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From Proto-Slavic *ponorъ, from Proto-Slavic *nora (abyss). Compare Bulgarian понор (ponor), Serbo-Croatian ponor.

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ponor n (plural ponoare)

  1. steep slope, abyss
  2. (geology) ponor

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  • IPA(key): /pǒnor/
  • Hyphenation: po‧nor

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pònor m (Cyrillic spelling по̀нор)

  1. abyss

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