Spon"gy (?), 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.

"Spongy April."

Shak.

3.

Having the quality of imbibing fluids, like a sponge.

Spongy lead Chem., sponge lead. See under Sponge. -- Spongy platinum. See under Platinum.

 

© Webster 1913.

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