Definition of Sponginess

1. Noun. The porosity of a sponge.

Generic synonyms: Porosity, Porousness
Derivative terms: Spongy, Spongy



2. Noun. The property of being able to occupy less space.
Exact synonyms: Compressibility, Squeezability
Generic synonyms: Softness
Derivative terms: Compressible, Compressible, Spongy, Squeezable
Antonyms: Incompressibility

Definition of Sponginess

1. n. The quality or state of being spongy.

Definition of Sponginess

1. Noun. The property of being spongy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sponginess

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sponginess

spongeware
spongewares
spongey
spongia
spongier
spongiest
spongiform
spongiform encephalopathy
spongilla
spongillafly
spongily
sponginess (current term)
sponginesses
sponging
sponging-house
sponging-houses
spongins
spongio-
spongioblast
spongioblastoma
spongiocyte
spongiocytes
spongioid
spongiole
spongioles
spongiolite

Literary usage of Sponginess

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1. Dr. Chase's Family Physician, Farrier, Bee-keeper, and Second Receipt Book by Alvin Wood Chase (1874)
"... yet, the elasticity, and sponginess of the Lungs is so great that their capacity may be increased, by an eil'ort, or forced breathing, to more than 200 ..."

2. Note-book of Materia Medica, Pharmacology, and Therapeutics by Robert Edmund Scoresby-Jackson (1867)
"with profuse secretion of mucus, in ulcérations of the mouth and throat and sponginess of the gums, &a ; as a collyrium in purulent ophthalmia ; as an ..."

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