Spongy

Definition of 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.

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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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