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digest in Biology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdigestdi‧gest1 /daɪˈdʒest, də-/ ●○○ verb [transitive]  1 HBDFto change food that you have just eaten into substances that your body can use Most babies can digest a wide range of food easily. ingest2 UNDERSTANDto understand new information, especially when there is a lot of it or it is difficult to understand syn take in I struggled to digest the news.→ See Verb table
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digestBy the end of the day, I had a lot of new information to digest.Whole grains are higher in fiber than processed grains, making them harder to digest.You shouldn't go swimming until your food has had a chance to digest.Pasta contains complex carbohydrates so takes time to be digested.In the most organic, visceral way possible they now felt bonded with utter intimacy to their Chapter, digested by it.Some babies can't digest cow's milk.He could describe how insects digest food and how thunderstorms happened.The volume of documentation that must be digested is staggering.Yogurt is a good source of calcium for anyone, but especially good for people who have trouble digesting milk.They need time to digest radical change, otherwise their immediate reaction is negative.The pub went silent as the villagers digested the news.It took a while to digest the theory.Athletes such as Boris Becker are fans of the fruit because it is easily digested to provide an instant energy high.