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  • verb Present participle of digest.

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Examples

  • Its bottom line has been stung because of costs in digesting its year-ago $68 billion acquisition of Wyeth, which has boosted its revenue.

    Business Watch

  • As Williams proceeded to add more content to a two-volume work previously criticized for its excessive size, he admitted to having “difficulty in digesting my material in my mind.”

    The Romance of China: Excursions to China in U.S. Culture: 1776-1876

  • Hebrew idiom for receiving knowledge; just as we idiomatically use the word digesting of considering what we have learnt.

    Commentary on Revelation

  • Someone conceived the idea of digesting the digests.

    William Klein: Son of Irtnog

  • By "digesting" literary history, these writers both nourish their own talents by heightening the "conflict set up between [tradition] and what is new in themselves," thereby discovering "a new mode of expression," and help to bring a usable literary past into the present.

    Experimental Fiction

  • The T-P wants us to pay more for an opinion page that recycled a viewpoint from a columnist in the T-P Living section who recycled that same viewpoint from a Gambit blog post ... and after "digesting" this re-regurgitated sweetness, we can't even (easily) recycle the damn newspaper itself!

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • The T-P wants us to pay more for an opinion page that recycled a viewpoint from a columnist in the T-P Living section who recycled that same viewpoint from a Gambit blog post ... and after "digesting" this re-regurgitated sweetness, we can't even (easily) recycle the damn newspaper itself!

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • Mr. Bennett, for his part, said The Post was still "digesting" everything he took away, but he was plenty impressed.

    Washington Post Editors, Seeking Web Advice, Visit the Rival New York Times

  • Now you can see behind me here at Planet Hollywood in Vegas, sign that audience is clear now, everyone is kind of digesting the decision that we the judges made.

    CNN Transcript Jan 27, 2008

  • Mr. Scaroni said he now was focused on "digesting" the acquisitions he made in the past year, which include a purchase of the U. K.'s Burren Energy PLC as well as sizable assets acquired in Russia that once belonged to bankrupt OAO Yukos.

    Eni, Net Soaring, Will Renegotiate

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