A primitive sedentary aquatic invertebrate with a soft porous body that is typically supported by a framework of fibers or calcareous or glassy spicules. Sponges draw in a current of water to extract nutrients and oxygen
I'll sponge your face
(Of boxers or their seconds) throw a towel (or sponge) into the ring as a token of defeat
A marine sponge of warm waters, the fibrous skeleton of which is used as a sponge for washing
A toilet bag
An all-over washing, as given to a person confined to bed, done with a wet sponge or washcloth rather than in a tub or shower
A soft, light cake, especially one made from a batter containing eggs which have been beaten into a foamy consistency
Another term for huisache.
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
Soft, lightly woven cloth with a slightly wrinkled surface
Rubber latex processed into a spongelike substance
A cake consisting of two layers of sponge made with additional fat and filled with jam
Another term for loofah.