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sponge British & World English

A primitive sedentary aquatic invertebrate with a soft porous body that is typically supported by a framework of fibres or calcareous or glassy spicules. Sponges draw in a current of water to extract nutrients and oxygen

throw in the towel British & World English

(Of boxers or their seconds) throw a towel (or sponge) into the ring as a token of defeat

bath sponge British & World English

A marine sponge of warm waters, the fibrous skeleton of which is used as a sponge for washing

sponge bath British & World English

North American term for blanket bath.

sponge tree British & World English

another term for opopanax111.

glass sponge British & World English

A deep-water sponge which has a skeleton of intricately shaped spines of silica that may fuse to form a filmy lattice with a glass-like appearance

sponge cloth British & World English

Soft, lightly woven cloth with a slightly wrinkled surface

sponge rubber British & World English

Rubber latex processed into a sponge-like substance

sponge pudding British & World English

A steamed or baked pudding of fat, flour, and eggs

Victoria sponge British & World English

A cake consisting of two layers of sponge made with additional fat and filled with jam

vegetable sponge British & World English

another term for loofah.

throw in the towel in throw British & World English

(Of boxers or their seconds) throw a towel (or sponge) into the ring as a token of defeat

sponge cake in sponge British & World English

A light cake made by beating eggs with sugar, flour, and usually butter or other fat

sponge English Thesaurus

a boy was sponging down the Daimler's windows

sponge English-Spanish

esponja f

sponge bag English-Spanish

neceser m, bolsa

sponge rubber English-Spanish

espuma, gomaespuma f

sponge up English-Spanish

limpiarcon una esponja

sponge down English-Spanish

pasarle una esponja mojada a

sponge cake in cake English-Spanish

bizcocho m, queque mAmL exc RPl, bizcochuelo mCS, ponqué mCol, Ven, panque mMéx

sponge (cake) in sponge English-Spanish

bizcocho m, bizcochuelo mCS

sponge your face in sponge English-Spanish

pásate una esponja (

to sponge a living in sponge English-Spanish

vivir a costillas de los demás, vivir de gorra

moisten the sponge with sherry in moisten English-Spanish

humedecer* el bizcocho con jerez

to sponge the dirt off sth in sponge English-Spanish

limpiar algo con una esponja/con un trapo

you can clean it off with a sponge in clean English-Spanish

lo puedes quitar con una esponja

dab the stain off with a wet sponge in dab English-Spanish

quite la mancha dándole ligeros toques con una esponja mojada