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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 di·gest /ˈdaɪˌʤɛst/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 di·gest /ˈdaɪˌʤɛst/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Di·gest v. t. [imp. & p. p. Digested; p. pr. & vb. n. Digesting.]
 1. To distribute or arrange methodically; to work over and classify; to reduce to portions for ready use or application; as, to digest the laws, etc.
    Joining them together and digesting them into order.   --Blair.
    We have cause to be glad that matters are so well digested.   --Shak.
 2. Physiol. To separate (the food) in its passage through the alimentary canal into the nutritive and nonnutritive elements; to prepare, by the action of the digestive juices, for conversion into blood; to convert into chyme.
 3. To think over and arrange methodically in the mind; to reduce to a plan or method; to receive in the mind and consider carefully; to get an understanding of; to comprehend.
    Feelingly digest the words you speak in prayer.   --Sir H. Sidney.
 How shall this bosom multiplied digest
 The senate's courtesy?   --Shak.
 4. To appropriate for strengthening and comfort.
    Grant that we may in such wise hear them [the Scriptures], read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them.   --Book of Common Prayer.
 5. Hence: To bear comfortably or patiently; to be reconciled to; to brook.
    I never can digest the loss of most of Origin's works.   --Coleridge.
 6. Chem. To soften by heat and moisture; to expose to a gentle heat in a boiler or matrass, as a preparation for chemical operations.
 7. Med. To dispose to suppurate, or generate healthy pus, as an ulcer or wound.
 8. To ripen; to mature. [Obs.]
    Well-digested fruits.   --Jer. Taylor.
 9. To quiet or abate, as anger or grief.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Di·gest v. i.
 1. To undergo digestion; as, food digests well or ill.
 2. Med. To suppurate; to generate pus, as an ulcer.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Di·gest n.  That which is digested; especially, that which is worked over, classified, and arranged under proper heads or titles; esp. Law, A compilation of statutes or decisions analytically arranged. The term is applied in a general sense to the Pandects of Justinian (see Pandect), but is also specially given by authors to compilations of laws on particular topics; a summary of laws; as, Comyn's Digest; the United States Digest.
    A complete digest of Hindu and Mahommedan laws after the model of Justinian's celebrated Pandects.   --Sir W. Jones.
    They made a sort of institute and digest of anarchy, called the Rights of Man.   --Burke.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a periodical that summarizes the news
      2: something that is compiled (as into a single book or file)
         [syn: compilation]
      v 1: convert food into absorbable substances; "I cannot digest
           milk products"
      2: arrange and integrate in the mind; "I cannot digest all this
      3: put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear
         his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure
         a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate
         the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable
         marriage" [syn: endure, stick out, stomach, bear,
         stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer,
          put up]
      4: become assimilated into the body; "Protein digests in a few
      5: systematize, as by classifying and summarizing; "the
         government digested the entire law into a code"
      6: soften or disintegrate, as by undergoing exposure to heat or
      7: make more concise; "condense the contents of a book into a
         summary" [syn: condense, concentrate]
      8: soften or disintegrate by means of chemical action, heat, or