verb (used with object)
to take, as food, into the body (opposed to ).
Aeronautics. to draw (foreign matter) into the inlet of a jet engine, often causing damage to the engine.
to take (food or liquid) into the body
(of a jet engine) to suck in (an object, a bird, etc)
1610s, from Latin ingestus, past participle of ingerere “to throw in, pour in, heap upon,” from in- “into” (see in- (2)) + gerere “to carry” (see gest). Related: Ingested; ingesting.
[ing-guh l] /ˈɪŋ gəl/ noun, Chiefly British Dialect. 1. a fire burning in a hearth. 2. a fireplace; hearth. /ˈɪŋɡəl/ noun 1. (archaic or dialect) a fire in a room or a fireplace n. “fireplace,” c.1500, from Scottish, probably from Gaelic aingeal “fire,” of uncertain origin. The vogue for Scottish poetry in late 18c. introduced […]
/ˈɪŋɡəlbərə; -brə/ noun 1. a mountain in N England, in North Yorkshire: potholes. Height: 723 m (2373 ft)
[ing-guh l-noo k] /ˈɪŋ gəlˌnʊk/ noun 1. a corner or near a fireplace; chimney corner. /ˈɪŋɡəlˌnʊk/ noun 1. (Brit) a corner by a fireplace; chimney corner
[ing-guh l-sahyd] /ˈɪŋ gəlˌsaɪd/ noun, Chiefly British Dialect. 1. a fireside.