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English definition of “sponge”

sponge

noun [C/U] (SUBSTANCE)   /spʌndʒ/
a substance that is full of holes, soft when wet, and able to absorb a lot of liquid, used for washing and cleaning: [C] He wiped off the table with a soapy sponge.
(Definition of sponge noun (SUBSTANCE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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