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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspongesponge1 /spʌndʒ/ ●●○ noun  1 sponge.jpg [countable, uncountable]DWASH a piece of a soft natural or artificial substance full of small holes, which can suck up liquid and is used for washing2 [countable]HBA a simple sea creature from which natural sponge is produced3 [singular] British EnglishWASH an act of washing something with a sponge4 [countable, uncountable] British EnglishDF a light cake made from flour, sugar, butter, and eggs a Victoria sponge5 [countable]ASK FOR something/ASK somebody TO DO something a sponger
Examples from the Corpus
spongeI felt like a sponge full of unshed tears.She picked up a sponge and began cleaning the edges of the sink.Use a sponge to clean up the excess water.They leave reality to the grunts, who face bullets from AK-47s, not flying sponges.As promised, I will not explain my change within the Fluval 2, using a Polyfilter to replace the sponge.