One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to a porism, porismatic; having the property of rendering a determinate problem indeterminate.
Early 18th century; earliest use found in John Harris (c1666–1719), writer and lecturer on science. From ancient Greek ποριστικός able to procure, after porism.
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