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Engelsk navneord: sponge

1. sponge (om masse el. substans) 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


Mindre specifikke termerabsorbent, absorbent material

2. sponge (om person) someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe soaks up foreign languages like a sponge.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)quick study


Mindre specifikke termerassimilator, learner, scholar

3. sponge (om person) a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)leech, parasite, sponger


Mindre specifikke termerfollower

4. sponge (om dyr) primitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is supported by a fibrous skeletal framework; usually occurs in sessile colonies


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)parazoan, poriferan


Mindre specifikke termerinvertebrate


Mere specifikke termerglass sponge


Tilhører disse overordnede termerphylum Porifera, Porifera


Engelsk udsagnsord: sponge

1. sponge (om relation) wipe with a sponge, so as to clean or moisten


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerpass over, wipe

2. sponge (om forhold) ask for and get free; be a parasite


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bum, cadge, grub, mooch


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerobtain


Mere specifikke termerfreeload

3. sponge (om relation) erase with a sponge; as of words on a blackboard


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerefface, erase, rub out, score out, wipe off

4. sponge (om relation) soak up with a sponge


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termermop, mop up, wipe up

5. sponge (om relation) gather sponges, in the ocean


Eksempler på anvendelseIn the summer they like to go out and sponge


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termercollect, garner, gather, pull together









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