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  • adjective comparative form of spongy: more spongy

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Examples

  • The East's tightly packed earth crust carried the quake's seismic power farther than an equivalent quake in the West's spongier terrain, according to Lucy Jones, a seismologist at the U.S. Geological Survey.

    Rare earthquake shakes and shocks Eastern Seaboard

  • The East's tightly packed earth crust carried the quake's seismic power farther than an equivalent quake in the West's spongier terrain, according to Lucy Jones, a seismologist at the U.S. Geological Survey.

    Rare earthquake shakes and shocks Eastern Seaboard

  • There are three grades: snow-white “lump meat” is solid meat from the body; “flake meat” is small pieces picked from the body; and “claw” meat tends to be slightly spongier and often brown-tinged.

    One Big Table

  • The cake is very moist, and doesn't seem to need a dividing layer of rich icing as a drier, spongier sort might.

    Cake

  • As we are using only one egg-white, beating it adequately is required for a spongier cake.

    Low-Fat Strawberry Vanilla Cake

  • The cake is very moist, and doesn't seem to need a dividing layer of rich icing as a drier, spongier sort might.

    Bananarama

  • Epstein corrects another GDP-related issue, namely, "record" corporate profits as a share of GDP (BEA's National Income and Product Accounts are spongier data than BLS labor data).

    Review of Gene Epstein, Econospinning

  • The cake is very moist, and doesn't seem to need a dividing layer of rich icing as a drier, spongier sort might.

    Toast:

  • As we are using only one egg-white, beating it adequately is required for a spongier cake.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • He must have realized his error, however, because 5 minutes and no check later, he scampered back to us and said, "I guess our version of tempura ice cream is a bit, er, spongier than other restaurants" and smiled.

    Archive 2007-11-01

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