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sponge

noun (SUBSTANCE) 材料     /spʌndʒ/
[C] a soft substance that is full of small holes and can absorb a lot of liquid, and is used for washing and cleaning (擦洗物品用的)海绵 Equipment used for cleaning
[S] when you rub something or someone with a wet sponge or cloth in order to clean them (用海绵或布)擦拭,擦洗 Give it a sponge with a damp cloth - that will remove the blood stains. 用湿布擦一下——能把血迹擦掉。 Cleaning generallyPersonal hygiene and appearance - general words
(Definition of sponge noun (SUBSTANCE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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