Examples of ingest in a Sentence
The drug is more easily ingested in pill form.
claims that the average person ingests considerably more calories than is necessary or desirable
Recent Examples of ingest from the Web
Eventually, the researchers envision a system that could one day ingest photos and video.
L'Hoir picked up her daughter from school and took her to the hospital after reading about the dangers of ingesting concentrated nicotine liquid.
Andrianna Natsoulas, executive director of Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York, said the group was also concerned about farm workers and consumers who might inadvertently ingest dead larvae that might remain on produce.
ANN AZEVEDO Tolland, Conn. Cyclists participating in the Tour de France are said to ingest more than 5,000 calories a day.
Police say Allen’s son, Marcus Lee, died at a hospital after ingesting a large amount of cocaine at her Youngstown home on Dec. 26.
Using this technique, the biggest whales can ingest half a million calories in a single bite.
Apart from STIs, is there a danger involving ingesting fecal matter?
The scientists have been using pig whipworms to treat Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, by having patients ingest 2,500 microscopic parasitic worm eggs in a glass of Gatorade.
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Origin and Etymology of ingest
Latin ingestus, past participle of ingerere to carry in, from in- + gerere to bear
First Known Use: 1620
INGEST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ingest for English Language Learners
: to take (something, such as food) into your body : to swallow (something)
Medical Definition of ingest
: to take in for or as if for digestion
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