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It’s a rare backpacking treat, with no roads, signs, or designated campsites—but plenty of rough and spongy backcountry tundra.
Within xylem, sap is pulled like a string, caught in a tug-of-war between spongy soil and airy leaves.Froghoppers are the super-suckers of the animal world|Jonathan Lambert|July 13, 2021|Science News
Neuroscience is moving towards a “holistic conception of health” that considers the brain’s functions in concert with our other spongy, slippery organs, rather than as a separate entity studied alone in a jar.
One used tubular structures and the other spongy tissue structures to help deliver cell nutrients and remove waste.NASA inches closer to printing artificial organs in space|Tatyana Woodall|June 18, 2021|MIT Technology Review
We butterflied the penis, slicing the shaft neatly in half to reveal the spongy tissue within.You Can’t Dissect a Virtual Cadaver - Issue 99: Universality|Michael Denham|May 5, 2021|Nautilus
The half-circle of bread gets squeezed open to become a pocket like a huge, spongy pita.The Jersey Shore’s Biggest Weiners Are at Jimmy Buff’s|Jane & Michael Stern|June 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But last fall it seemed as if the spongy, sickly-sweet confections would disappear from the face of the earth.Twinkies Are Coming Back: The Metropoulos Brothers on the Brand|Daniel Gross|April 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The tenderloin is rare when soft and spongy, and it becomes firmer as it reaches medium to well done.
The wood of the tree pandans is too spongy and soft to make a good material for the construction of houses.Philippine Mats|Hugo H. Miller
The stone is the soft spongy limestone which abounds on this coast, and I may add, through most of Palestine.Letters from Palestine|J. D. Paxton
Prepare the crabs by removing the apron and the spongy substance under the shell of each crab.
With this variety, lift up the points on each side of the back shell and remove the spongy substance that is found under them.
While such mixtures do not require beating, spongy mixtures, such as omelets and sponge cakes, do.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences