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ingest

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Biology, Food
ingestin‧gest /ɪnˈdʒest/ verb [transitive] technical  HBDFto take food or other substances into your bodydigestingestion /ɪnˈdʒestʃən/ noun [uncountable]
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Examples from the Corpus
ingestRather surprisingly, the time spent boring and ingesting a meal does not vary very much for whelks of different sizes.It s basically sterilized sand, Thompson says, although ingesting any non-food substance is never recommended.Infective larvae which have developed from eggs deposited by ewes in the spring are ingested by ewes and lambs in early summer.There was an initial suspicion that this poison had been ingested by our two patients.And within the droppings are the spores of the fungus, ingested during truffle-eating time.It is known to develop in individuals with peptic disease who ingest large amounts of calcium-carbonate-based antacids.It ingests the compound from the vent water, snaps its chemical bonds and survives on the energy released.In this way only those predators that attack live animals are affected when they ingest the substance contained in the neck device.
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Verb table
ingest
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyingest
he, she, itingests
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyingested
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave ingested
he, she, ithas ingested
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad ingested
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill ingest
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have ingested
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam ingesting
he, she, itis ingesting
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you, we, theyare ingesting
Past
I, he, she, itwas ingesting
you, we, theywere ingesting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been ingesting
he, she, ithas been ingesting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been ingesting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be ingesting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been ingesting
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