1. [ noun ] (biology) the organic process by which food is converted into substances that can be absorbed into the body
Related terms: organic_process gastric_digestion digest
2. [ noun ] (psychology,education) learning and coming to understand ideas and information

"his appetite for facts was better than his digestion"

Related terms: learning digest
3. [ noun ] (chemistry) the process of decomposing organic matter (as in sewage) by bacteria or by chemical action or heat
Related terms: chemical_process digest
Similar spelling:   digest