European (Judeo-Christian)
– to dream of sponge: joy and gladness.

Explanation & Definition:

Short explanation
A porous mass of interlacing fibers that forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb water or any porous rubber or cellulose product similarly used.

Complete definition
A sponge is a tool, implement, utensil or cleaning aid consisting of porous material. Sponges are used for cleaning impervious surfaces. They are especially good absorbers of water and water-based solutions.
Sponges are commonly made from cellulose wood fibres, or foamed plastic polymers. Some natural sponges are still sold for the same purpose, although most natural sponges are now used either as body/facial sponges (bath sponges) or as decorating tools used for sponge painting.

Synonyms of sponge
noun: bath, bathe, swimming, swim; plural: baths, bathes, swimmings, swims; related terms: absorbent, absorbent material.

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