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  1. (verb-transitive) Physiology To convert (food) into simpler chemical compounds that can be absorbed and assimilated by the body, as by chemical and muscular action in the alimentary canal.
  2. (verb-transitive) To absorb or assimilate mentally.
  3. (verb-transitive) To organize into a systematic arrangement, usually by summarizing or classifying.
  4. (verb-transitive) To condense or abridge (a written work).
  5. (verb-transitive) To endure or bear patiently.
  6. (verb-transitive) Chemistry To soften or disintegrate by means of chemical action, heat, or moisture.
  7. (verb-intransitive) Physiology To become assimilated into the body.
  8. (verb-intransitive) Physiology To assimilate food substances.
  9. (verb-intransitive) Chemistry To undergo exposure to heat, liquids, or chemical agents.
  10. (noun) A collection of previously published material, such as articles, essays, or reports, usually in edited or condensed form.
  11. (noun) Law A systematic arrangement of statutes or court decisions.
  12. (noun) A periodical containing literary abridgments or other condensed works.
  13. (noun) See pandect.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. This digest is then matched against advertiser-created categories e.g. Sport, Travel and if a match is found, only the name of the category, the random number and a timestamp are stored. - Phorm Storm: Ertugrul speaks
  2. What makes that even more fun to digest is the other side was every bit as vile as the decisions we made, and our choices just made them crack first. - Where we won the War we started by almost losing it
  3. I think the idea of the digest is genius for providing an income for you between novels. - Why must I call this entry anything at all?
  4. However, now that the digest is finished (until next month), Spooky's is making me go Outside today to see my neurologist, because the seizure was that bad. - "We think we've climbed so high, Up all the backs we've condemned..."
  5. I expect, someday, when the digest is not running so very late, I'll come back to it. - g = 9.8 m/s2 = 32.2 ft/s2


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