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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Sponging(0.01167 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to Sponging.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak)
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: wipe with a sponge, so as to clean or moisten
2: ask for and get free; be a parasite [syn: mooch, bum, cadge,
3: erase with a sponge; as of words on a blackboard
4: soak up with a sponge
5: gather sponges, in the ocean
n 1: a porous mass of interlacing fibers the forms the internal
skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb
water or any porous rubber or cellulose product
2: someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and
easily; “she soaks up foreign languages like a sponge”
[syn: quick study]
3: a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the
host) in hope of gain or advantage [syn: leech, parasite,
4: primitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is
supported by a fibrous skeletal framework; usually occurs
in sessile colonies [syn: poriferan, parazoan]
English → English (gcide)
Sponging \Spon"ging\ (-j[i^]ng),
a. & n. from Sponge, v.
Sponging house (Eng. Law), a bailiff's or other house in
which debtors are put before being taken to jail, or until
they compromise with their creditors. At these houses
extortionate charges are commonly made for food, lodging,
Sponge \Sponge\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sponged (sp[u^]njd); p.
pr. & vb. n. Sponging (sp[u^]n"j[i^]ng).]
1. To cleanse or wipe with a sponge; as, to sponge a slate or
a cannon; to wet with a sponge; as, to sponge cloth.
2. To wipe out with a sponge, as letters or writing; to
efface; to destroy all trace of. --Hooker.
3. Fig.: To deprive of something by imposition. “How came
such multitudes of our nation . . . to be sponged of their
plate and their money?” --South.
4. Fig.: To get by imposition or mean arts without cost; as,
to sponge a breakfast. --Swift.