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  • verb Present participle of rechew.

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Examples

  • The process of rechewing the cud to further break down plant matter and stimulate digestion is called “ruminating”.

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  • Key to the process is the rumen, which "acts as a big fermentation vat," and allows goats to selectively regurgitate food for rechewing until it can actually be digested.

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  • This is yet another reason why I like demiurge theory, which I know I'm an awful bore about but which I'm clearly going to keep rechewing until I write something more solid about it.

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  • Their unique plumbing, together with the habit of regurgitating and rechewing partly digested food, allows ruminants to extract nourishment from high-fiber, poor-quality plant material.

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  • Their unique plumbing, together with the habit of regurgitating and rechewing partly digested food, allows ruminants to extract nourishment from high-fiber, poor-quality plant material.

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  • A regurgitating and ruminating little animal was the third officer, who always after a meal came up on deck to lean over the after-rail, and spend a few enjoyable minutes in picking his teeth, and rechewing the lumps of food as they welled regularly into his throat; but otherwise a polite little man, plainly waiting for a chance to say a word to Kieran, but too well-bred to break in on any intimate conversation.

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