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

 di·ges·tion /daɪˈʤɛsʧən, də, ˈʤɛʃ-/

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

 di·ges·tion /daɪˈʤɛs(h)ʧən, də-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Di·ges·tion n.
 1. The act or process of digesting; reduction to order; classification; thoughtful consideration.
 2. Physiol. The conversion of food, in the stomach and intestines, into soluble and diffusible products, capable of being absorbed by the blood.
 3. Med. Generation of pus; suppuration.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the process of decomposing organic matter (as in sewage) by
           bacteria or by chemical action or heat
      2: the organic process by which food is converted into
         substances that can be absorbed into the body
      3: learning and coming to understand ideas and information;
         "his appetite for facts was better than his digestion"