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Definition of "sponginess" [spon•gi•ness]

  • The property of being spongy. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "sponginess" in a sentence
  • "Taken as a whole, the loaf should have a certain sponginess, which is known as its elasticity, and which is evidenced by the way in which the loaf acts when it is pressed slightly out of shape."
  • "Midway through the intense fire fight, resources were ordered to discontinue ventilation efforts because of the noticed "sponginess" of the roof."
  • "Aloha suddenly became palpable and thus much more real — the odd sponginess of the cold wet earth, neither clayey nor sandy; the frail stringy resistance of the webby brown biofilms before he plucked them off his trouser legs or jacket sleeves."