Definition of Sponge cloth

1. Noun. Any soft porous fabric (especially in a loose honeycomb weave).

Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sponge Cloth

spondyloschisis
spondylosis
spondylosyndesis
spondylothoracic
spondylotomy
spondylous
spondyls
spong
sponge bag
sponge bath
sponge baths
sponge biopsy
sponge cake
sponge cakes
sponge cloth (current term)
sponge down
sponge genus
sponge gourd
sponge mop
sponge morel
sponge mushroom
sponge off
sponge on
sponge out
sponge roll
sponge tent
sponge up
spongecake
spongecakes

Literary usage of Sponge cloth

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1. Transactions by National Association of Cotton Manufacturers, New England Cotton Manufacturers' Association, Institution of Public Health Engineers (Great Britain) (1900)
"No. i. No. ij^j yarn, sells for 7^ cents per pound. " 2. " 2$fa " " 9# " " 3-4. " 8s " " 10 " " " 5 is a sample of sponge cloth. Lot " C " from England. ..."

2. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1869)
"... carpets, etc.; the sponge-cloth for clothing, etc. " Sponge thus prepared may be worked in the preparation of fibrous and textile fabric, ..."

3. A Dictionary of Military Terms by Edward Samuel Farrow (1918)
"Sponge-cloth.—A peculiar kind of cloth, moist with oil; it is employed to clean the screws of guns, and is made of cloth so woven that no fiber comes off by ..."

4. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art. by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1869)
"The felted sponge may be used for hat bodies, carpets, etc.; the sponge-cloth for clothing, etc. "Sponge thus prepared may be worked in the preparation of ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly (1884)
"Sponge, cloth, and felt, unless cleaned every day or two with hot water, will do more harm than good, and the average servant-girl will not clean them or ..."

6. A Military Dictionary, Comprising Terms, Scientific and Otherwise, Connected by George Elliot Voyle, G. de Saint-Clair-Stevenson (1876)
"sponge cloth — A peculiar kind of cloth, moist with oil ; it is used to clean the screws of Armstrong guns, and is made of cloth so woven that no fibre ..."

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