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English Meaning

Any one of numerous species of Spongiæ, or Porifera. See Illust. and Note under Spongiæ.

  1. Any of numerous aquatic, chiefly marine invertebrate animals of the phylum Porifera, characteristically having a porous skeleton composed of fibrous material or siliceous or calcareous spicules and often forming irregularly shaped colonies attached to an underwater surface.
  2. The light, fibrous, flexible, absorbent skeleton of certain of these organisms, used for bathing, cleaning, and other purposes.
  3. Porous plastics, rubber, cellulose, or other material, similar in absorbency to this skeleton and used for the same purposes.
  4. Metal in a porous, brittle form, as after the removal of other metals in processing, used as a raw material in manufacturing.
  5. A gauze pad used to absorb blood and other fluids, as in surgery or the dressing of a wound.
  6. A small absorbent contraceptive pad that contains a spermicide and is placed against the cervix of the uterus before sexual intercourse.
  7. Dough that has been or is being leavened.
  8. A light cake, such as sponge cake.
  9. A sponge bath.
  10. One who habitually depends on others for one's own maintenance.
  11. Informal A glutton.
  12. Slang A drunkard.
  13. To moisten, wipe, or clean with or as if with a sponge: sponge off the table.
  14. To wipe out; erase.
  15. To absorb with or as if with a sponge: sponge up the mess.
  16. Informal To obtain free: sponge a meal.
  17. To fish for sponges.
  18. Informal To live by relying on the generosity of others: sponged off her parents.

Malayalam Meaning

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× മായ്ച്ചുകളയുക - Maaychukalayuka | Maychukalayuka
× ഹീനപ്രവൃത്തികൊണ്ടുപജീവിക്കുക - Heenapravruththikondupajeevikkuka | Heenapravruthikondupajeevikkuka
× പരാന്നബോജി - Paraannaboji | Parannaboji
× സൂത്രത്തില്‍ കൈവശപ്പെടുത്തുക - Soothraththil‍ Kaivashappeduththuka | Soothrathil‍ Kaivashappeduthuka
× ശോഷണി - Shoshani
× സൂത്രത്തിൽ കൈവശപ്പെടുത്തുക - Soothraththil Kaivashappeduththuka | Soothrathil Kaivashappeduthuka


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.

John 19:29

Now a vessel full of sour wine was sitting there; and they filled a sponge with sour wine, put it on hyssop, and put it to His mouth.

അവിടെ പുളിച്ച വീഞ്ഞു നിറഞ്ഞോരു പാത്രം വെച്ചിട്ടുണ്ടായിരുന്നു; അവർ ഒരു സ്പോങ്ങ് പുളിച്ചവീഞ്ഞു നിറെച്ചു ഈസോപ്പുതണ്ടിന്മേൽ ആക്കി അവന്റെ വായോടു അടുപ്പിച്ചു.

Mark 15:36

Then someone ran and filled a sponge full of sour wine, put it on a reed, and offered it to Him to drink, saying, "Let Him alone; let us see if Elijah will come to take Him down."

യേശു ഉറക്കെ നിലവിളിച്ചു പ്രാണനെ വിട്ടു.


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