Half-digested



[verb dih-jest, dahy-; noun dahy-jest] /verb dɪˈdʒɛst, daɪ-; noun ˈdaɪ dʒɛst/

verb (used with object)
1.
to convert (food) in the alimentary canal into absorbable form for assimilation into the system.
2.
to promote the of (food).
3.
to obtain information, ideas, or principles from; assimilate mentally:
to digest a pamphlet on nuclear waste.
4.
to arrange methodically in the mind; think over:
to digest a plan.
5.
to bear with patience; endure.
6.
to arrange in convenient or methodical order; reduce to a system; classify.
7.
to condense, abridge, or summarize.
8.
Chemistry. to soften or disintegrate (a substance) by means of moisture, heat, chemical action, or the like.
verb (used without object)
9.
to digest food.
10.
to undergo , as food.
noun
11.
a collection or compendium, usually of literary, historical, legal, or scientific matter, especially when classified or condensed.
12.
Law.

13.
Biochemistry. the product of the action of an enzyme on food or other organic material.
adjective
1.
(of food, drink, etc) partially digested
2.
(of ideas, beliefs, etc) not entirely assimilated mentally: half-digested tenets of the latest intellectual fads
verb (dɪˈdʒɛst; daɪ-)
1.
to subject (food) to a process of digestion
2.
(transitive) to assimilate mentally
3.
(chem) to soften or disintegrate or be softened or disintegrated by the action of heat, moisture, or chemicals; decompose
4.
(transitive) to arrange in a methodical or systematic order; classify
5.
(transitive) to reduce to a summary
6.
(transitive) (archaic) to tolerate
noun (ˈdaɪdʒɛst)
7.
a comprehensive and systematic compilation of information or material, often condensed
8.
a magazine, periodical, etc, that summarizes news of current events
9.
a compilation of rules of law based on decided cases
/ˈdaɪdʒɛst/
noun
1.
(Roman law) an arrangement of excerpts from the writings and opinions of eminent lawyers, contained in 50 books compiled by order of Justinian in the sixth century ad
n.

“collection of writing,” late 14c., from Latin digesta, from neuter plural of digestus, literally “digested thing,” noun use of past participle of digerere “to separate, divide, arrange,” from dis- “apart” (see dis-) + gerere “to carry” (see gest).
v.

“assimilate food in bowels,” late 14c., from Latin digestus (see digest (n.)). Related: Digested; digesting.

digest di·gest (dī-jěst’, dĭ-)
v. di·gest·ed, di·gest·ing, di·gests

di·gest’i·bil’i·ty n.
di·gest’i·ble adj.

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