Spongiform

spongiform --> spongy

1. Soft, and full of cavities; of an open, loose, pliable texture; as, a spongy excrescence; spongy earth; spongy cake; spongy bones.

2. Wet; drenched; soaked and soft, like sponge; rainy. Spongy April.

3. Having the quality of imbibing fluids, like a sponge.

(Science: chemistry) Spongy lead, sponge lead. See Sponge. Spongy platinum. See Platinum.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified on 3 October 2005, at 21:16. This page has been accessed 2,383 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link