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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spongy \Spon"gy\ (sp[u^]n"j[y^]), a. 1. Soft, and full of cavities; of an open, loose, pliable texture; as, a spongy excrescence; spongy earth; spongy cake; spongy bones. [1913 Webster] 2. Wet; drenched; soaked and soft, like sponge; rainy. "Spongy April." --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Having the quality of imbibing fluids, like a sponge. [1913 Webster] Spongy lead (Chem.), sponge lead. See under Sponge. Spongy platinum. See under Platinum. [1913 Webster]