|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|