Translation of digest in Spanish:


digerir, v.

Pronunciation /dəˈdʒɛst//dɪˈdʒɛst//dʌɪˈdʒɛst//daɪˈdʒɛst/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (food) digerir
    • He is obviously unaware that when he was born he was a ‘herbivore’, because his stomach was unable to digest meat.
    • Because of the stress of the burn injury, stomach activity decreases and the patient is unable to digest food or fluid.
    • If you schedule your eating, then your body is likely to digest food more efficiently, and use energy derived from the foods better.
    • Fiber is the part of plant foods that your body doesn't digest and absorb.
    • According to this hypothesis, the body digests food more efficiently when there is some time between meals of mostly starches and meals of mostly protein.
    • The body is too busy digesting food and cannot slow down enough for a person to really feel drowsy.
    • Man's body was designed to digest raw food, since we eat mostly cooked or processed meals, our store of enzymes is being depleted.
    • In terms of the western view of digestion, food is digested in the stomach and passed on to the small intestines where the nutrients in the food are absorbed and distributed to all tissues and cells of the body through the blood circulation.
    • To digest foods, fungi excrete enzymes into the environment to break down complex carbon compounds.
    • They produce saliva, which drains into the mouth and helps to break up and digest food.
    • Two hours after digesting this rabbit food, I had to prick myself to monitor my blood sugar to see how my body had absorbed what, by my standards, could hardly be called a decent lunch.
    • It also produces pancreatic juice, which is needed to digest food.
    • Your body digests food best when you relax, so eat slowly and make an effort to use your entire lunch break.
    • Unlike other food components such as fats, proteins or carbohydrates - which your body breaks down and absorbs - fiber isn't digested by your body.
    • In the pancreas, thick mucus blocks the channels that would normally carry important enzymes to the intestines to digest foods.
    • Until he has a transplant he is only allowed to consume fruit juices and other simple liquids because his intestines cannot digest food.
    • The thickened digestive fluids made by the pancreas are prevented from reaching the small intestine, where they are needed to digest food.
    • Consequently, those animals which have a hot stomach easily digest their food.
    • Their stomachs can't digest other foods properly until this age.
    • Every morsel of food we eat has to be broken down into nutrients that can be absorbed by the body, which is why it takes hours to fully digest food.
  • 2

    (assimilate mentally)
    digerir informal
    • However, the US dollar recovered its losses after the market had digested the information.
    • Looking at the floor, he silently digested the information I had given him before concluding that my narrative was inaccurate.
    • Overall, his analysis of each type is systematic, detailed, and easy to digest.
    • Undergraduates also had more difficulty digesting the class materials that address the theoretical perspectives for understanding fatherhood.
    • We take a moment to digest this information, to reconcile the image of a gangster with this quiet, personable man.
    • If you don't fit yet (you will as soon as you have been living together for 3 years), then you have some time to digest this information.
    • Professionals need to be able to digest information in a certain way, so while the internet gave us the growth in information what we hear them to say is help me understand what is important.
    • How bad the damage will be depends on European traders' abilities to digest the information coming out of the USA.
    • Elaine had a bit of trouble digesting this information.
    • Rick shook his head slowly, evidently finding it hard to digest this information.
    • He was still digesting all she mentioned and continued looking at the sketch.
    • That way, we reasoned, people would have their close colleagues at hand and would still have enough personal space to digest the information.
    • My eyes widened while I digested the new information slowly.
    • This of course creates the vicious circle where we are so used to understanding our past through stories that we can digest information only when it is has been turned into a story.
    • He stood up triumphantly as I digested the information.
    • And with every response young minds click and whirr, evaluating and digesting the information.
    • I merely offer the opportunity for readers of this weblog to digest the information provided by the respected French newspaper.
    • Today's trading update lacks the detail to fully digest the implications of the company's decline in sales.
    • A pause is in order here to let you assess and digest that comment from a man who doesn't seem to be given to pronouncements of fancy.
    • Analysts said investors were also digesting the US $350 billion tax cut bill the US Congress approved Friday.
  • 3formal

    • The group will eventually digest the data into reports, which will serve as irrefutable evidence in the court of public opinion.
    • But for the most part, I digested the techniques and systematized them in my own way in Argentina.
    • Our customer teams digest how their purchasing systems work and do their best to get aligned with each customer's priorities.
    • We all know burned-out activists who have turned angry over the years as they see their finest efforts come to naught or, at best, only slowly digested by the system.
    • Along with his National Security Advisor he should be consolidating intelligence from all sources and digesting it in order to make the correct decisions.
    • Sensors will provide real time information about the status of the crop and computer software and data fusion techniques will help to digest the data into management decisions.
    • They are also where we collate, catalogue, index and digest the sources of our and other systems of law.
    • User A’s machine digests the data into a simple string of code after user A’s software has encrypted the message digest with his private key.


  • 1

    compendio masculine
  • 2

    boletín masculine
    revista feminine
  • 3

    libro de jurisprudencia masculine
    the Digest el Digesto