Translation of "sponge" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

sponge

noun (SUBSTANCE) 材料 uk us /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

[ 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。

(Translation of “sponge noun (SUBSTANCE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)