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spongy

[′spən·jē]
(mechanical engineering)
Property of a robot whose end effector has high compliance, so that a small force applied to it results in a large motion.
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The one thing I haven't been able to find yet though are some spongey rollers.
The track is very kind, it's sort of spongey," he said.
In the oven, the batter separates into a creamy custard with a spongey, cake-like topping.
The Welsh programme involves introducing children to Trigolf,a miniature form of the game that uses spongey balls and plastic clubs.
The inner brain matter consisted of specially formulated gelatinous colloid material that resembles the brain's spongey tissue.
The supplier says this "evolution in moldable textures creates a water-free, playful, yet sophisticated, shimmering face and body bronzer in the form of a silky, spongey cream," and is formulated without the use of GMOs, gluten, oil or animal content.
99), a spongey and gentler variation on the traditional foot file.
But if you ring your guy and he's already busy then you're a bit stuck," Shimi says, before adding that as great as it is to be in Ethiopia she can't handle eating injera--a grey, spongey pancake-shaped bread that is the country's food staple --every day and often "craves something else", be it a burger, Thai or Japanese food.
A portion of light, fluffy and spongey cake bathed in a buttery, toffee sauce, the heat from which began to melt the vanilla ice cream which accompanied it.