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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 spongy /ˈspʌnʤi/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 spongy /ˈspənʤɪ/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.”
 3. Having the quality of imbibing fluids, like a sponge.
 Spongy lead Chem., sponge lead. See under Sponge.
 Spongy platinum. See under Platinum.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and
             compressibility; "spongy bread" [syn: squashy, squishy,
      2: like a sponge in being able to absorb liquids and yield it
         back when compressed [syn: spongelike]
      [also: spongiest, spongier]