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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The property of being able to occupy less space; Porosity

Usage examples (35)
  • Adjective, : spongy wood; a spongy feeling from the car brakes. ,spongy ground
  • Midway through the intense fire fight, resources were ordered to discontinue ventilation efforts because of the noticed "sponginess" of the roof.
  • My skull can sense the ugly sponginess of my brain.
  • Under pressure there was a certain sponginess to it. for more
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