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Spongy

Spon´gy   Pronunciation: spŭn´jŷ
a.1.Soft, and full of cavities; of an open, loose, pliable texture; as, a spongy excrescence; spongy earth; spongy cake; spongy bones.
2.Wet; drenched; soaked and soft, like sponge; rainy.
3.Having the quality of imbibing fluids, like a sponge.
Spongy lead
(Chem.) sponge lead. See under Sponge.
Spongy platinum
See under Platinum.
Adj.1.spongy - resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility; "spongy bread"
2.spongy - like a sponge in being able to absorb liquids and yield it back when compressed
Synonyms: spongelike
absorbent, adsorbent, assimilative, baccate, bibulous, blotting, chemisorptive, chemosorptive, cribriform, digestive, doughy, edematous, endosmotic, exosmotic, flabby, fleshy, imbibitory, leachy, macerated, masticated, medullary, mushy, osmotic, pappy, pasty, percolating, pithy, porose, porous, pulpal, pulpar, pulped, pulplike, pulpy, puppy, quaggy, resorbent, sievelike, soaking, soft, sorbent, spongelike, spongeous, squashy, squelchy, squishy, succulent, thirsty, yielding
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