Spon"gy (?), a.
Soft, and full of cavities; of an open, loose, pliable texture; as, a spongy excrescence; spongy earth; spongy cake; spongy bones.
Wet; drenched; soaked and soft, like sponge; rainy.
Having the quality of imbibing fluids, like a sponge.
Spongy lead Chem., sponge lead. See under Sponge. -- Spongy platinum. See under Platinum.
© Webster 1913.