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
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In 1878, a Nature paper noted a peculiar hyperextended neck posture—similar to the postures of the Maevarano creatures—in dead livestock near a lake; testing confirmed that the animals had ingested toxic cyanobacteria.
Every three days Nathan (not his real name), a 27-year-old venture capitalist in San Francisco, ingests 15 micrograms of lysergic acid diethylamide (commonly known as LSD or acid).
In addition to smoking, cannabis can be ingested through baked goods, eye drops, skin lotions and even suppositories, Scott said.
Webb and his longtime musical pal, Harry Nilsson, had each ingested a large amount.
Turns out the Just Shine Shimmer Powder from Justice Stores tested positive for asbestos, a fiber compound that's poisonous to humans when ingested...potentially deadly poisonous.
Take a neural network that, for example, ingests the words of movie reviews and flags those that are positive.
When ingested, the plant's sap can cause kidney and liver damage.
Across a growing swath of North America, animals are dying from a wasting disease caused by a deformed protein they ingest called a prion.
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Origin and Etymology of ingest
First Known Use: 1620See Words from the same year
Synonymsconsume, eat, partake (of), put away, put down, tuck (away or in)
Related Wordsdigest, down, mouth (down), swallow; bolt, chow (down on), devour, glut (on), gobble (up or down), gorge, gulp, scoff, slop, snarf (down), swill, wolf; chew, gnaw (at or on), gum, lap, lick, nibble (on), nurse, pick (at); relish, savor (also savour), taste; banquet, dine, fare, feast, gormandize, pig out, regale; dispatch, polish off; breakfast, lunch, sup; munch, nosh, snack
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