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Spongy meaning

spongy - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. Soft, and full of cavities; of an open, loose, pliable texture; as, a spongy excrescence; spongy earth; spongy cake; spongy bones.
  2. 2. Wet; drenched; soaked and soft, like sponge; rainy.
  3. 3. Having the quality of imbibing fluids, like a sponge.
  4. 4. Porous; soft and elastic.

spongy - examples of usage

  1. Even their footsteps fell noiselessly upon the spongy turf.
  2. Richard had been right in his reckoning; in the soft and spongy soil the heavy cuirassiers could proceed only at a walk, while the hussars were able to push forward at a trot.
  3. It can be imagined that with such dilute latex, the coagulum is very soft and spongy.
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