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Translation of "sponge" - English-Spanish dictionary

sponge

noun /spandʒ/
a type of sea animal, or its soft skeleton, which has many holes and is able to suck up and hold water. esponja a piece of such a skeleton or a substitute, used for washing the body etc. esponja a sponge pudding or cake bizcocho We had jam sponge for dessert. an act of wiping etc with a sponge pasada de esponja Give the table a quick sponge over, will you? sponger noun a person who lives by sponging on others gorrón She’s such a sponger -she’s always borrowing things from other people. spongy adjective soft and springy or holding water like a sponge esponjoso spongy ground. spongily adverb de manera esponjosa sponginess noun esponjosidad sponge bag noun a small bag for carrying the things you need to wash with such as soap, a toothbrush etc. Bolsa de Aseo sponge cake noun ( sponge pudding) (a) very light cake or pudding made from flour, eggs and sugar etc. bizcocho
(Definition of sponge from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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