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spongy

 [spun´je]
of spongelike appearance or texture.

spong·y

(spŭn'jē),
Of spongelike texture or appearance.
Synonym(s): spongiform, spongioid

spongy

/spon·gy/ (spun´je) of a spongelike appearance or texture.

spongy

[spun′jē]
Etymology: Gk, spoggia
pertaining to or resembling a sponge.

spong·y

(spŏn'jē)
Resembling the commercial natural sponge; of spongelike texture or appearance.
Synonym(s): spongiform, spongioid.

spongy

of spongelike appearance or texture.

spongy degeneration
see spongy degeneration.
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Surely there was a more innocent age when strawberries still had seasons, vegetables grew in the back garden until they were ready to be dug up and bread went stale (not like today when it can sit, spaced out in a state of chemically induced sponginess, for several weeks).
Your MRI findings are consistent with degenerative changes due to wear and tear, which cause loss of normal resiliency and sponginess of the meniscus.
It also reduces the skin's sponginess and helps eliminate water and toxins.
The edge of the text is where we sample the remarkable, as if gist were a kind of outward drift, pith a sponginess only substituting for the absent center.
Basically, the company has engineered its materials to provide the same sponginess at 25 gsm weights market, another market in which KNH participates that has been characterized by pricing pressures in recent years.
The settlement established a claims process to pay money for valid claims for certain damage to siding, including thickness swell, surface welting, buckling, sponginess, physical degradation, surface welting, delamination, edge checking, wax bleed, and raised or popped fibers.
The Settlement establishes a claims process to pay monetary damages for valid claims for certain damage to siding, including thickness swell, edge checking, physical degradation, buckling, surface welting, swelling, delamination, sponginess, wax bleed, and raised or popped fibers.