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sponge bath a cleansing of the body with a wet sponge or cloth rather than washing in a tub or shower.
sponge cake a light spongy cake made with eggs, flour, sugar, and other ingredients, but no shortening.
sponge rubber a light porous spongelike rubber used in rubber balls, gaskets, insulation, and the like; foam rubber.
throw in the sponge (informal) to admit defeat or inability.