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yielding easily to pressure or weight; not firm

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easily squashed

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like a sponge in being able to absorb liquids and yield it back when compressed

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Distribution of Eyes with Various OCT Patterns in Patients with DME Pattern of DME in OCT % of Eyes Spongy oedema 26 Cystoid oedema 30 Mixed spongy and cystoid 28 oedema ERM 9 Submacular detachment 9 VMT 5 Hard exudate plaques 7 Table 2.
Caption: High concentrations of spongy bone (red, indicated by arrows) in A.
The spongy mazegill was unearthed by a site ranger and has been confirmed by a mycologist
It made walking along trying to light a fag a matter of life and death, especially if you were a worker with spongy wrist syndrome, whose reflexes weren't as sharp as they could have been.
grappling the woman/nursing a dog in the shadows a thief/crunched dense fleshy a stubbly spongy muzzle snarling.
Significant reduction of price of the ingots is enabled by putting into operation of powerful installations for electron beam cold hearth remelting that produce large-size ingots with application of uncrushed blocks of spongy titanium as initial material [2].
For instance, all of the playground's "ground," the flat surface onto which a child could fall, is made of a spongy synthetic material.
1) The spongy tissue between thew hard inner and outer tables of the skull;
COUNTRYSIDE: I never use soap to wash my cast iron ware--usually plain water and a nylon or Teflon spongy will do it, or sometimes even a dishcloth.
There was a sufficient amount of cheese and steak in the quesadilla, but the spongy bread was not especially satisfying.
They discover that the unpacked turnip is spongy and unappealing, while the one in film stays firm, say the retailers.
Spring was heralded by spongy bags of green on every bough, when the almost-mystical metamorphosis would begin all over again.
Split open the purplish-red rind and you'll find a mass of seeds embedded in a spongy white membrane.
Like glass/PP Azdel SuperLite sheet, VolcaLite is heated in an oven, causing the glass to loft and produce a porous, spongy slab.
Health and safety was also not high on the agenda as concrete appears to be the surface of choice rather than today's nice soft spongy offerings - still, nice and hard wearing Picture: DAILY POST ARCHIVE