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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Sponging (0.01167 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to Sponging.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: sponge sepon
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: sponging pembenaluan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: sponge sponge 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, grub] 3: erase with a sponge; as of words on a blackboard 4: soak up with a sponge 5: gather sponges, in the ocean sponge 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 similarly used 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, sponger] 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) Definition: Sponging Sponging \Spon"ging\ (-j[i^]ng), a. & n. from Sponge, v. [1913 Webster] 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, etc. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To wipe out with a sponge, as letters or writing; to efface; to destroy all trace of. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 4. Fig.: To get by imposition or mean arts without cost; as, to sponge a breakfast. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

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