• WordNet 3.6
    • v ingest take up mentally "he absorbed the knowledge or beliefs of his tribe"
    • v ingest serve oneself to, or consume regularly "Have another bowl of chicken soup!","I don't take sugar in my coffee"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: A housefly can only ingest liquid material. They regurgitate their food to liquify the food that they are going to eat
    • Ingest To take into the body by any means, as by inhalation, injection, absorption, as well as through the mouth.
    • Ingest To take into, or as into, the stomach or alimentary canal.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The average person ingests about a ton of food and drink each year.
    • ingest To put, bring, or throw in: used chiefly of the introduction of substances, as food, into the body.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The world's deadliest mushroom is the Amanita phalloides, the death cap. The five different poisons contained by the mushroom cause diarrhea and vomiting within 6 to 12 hours of ingestion. This is followed by damage to the liver, kidneys, and central nervous system and, in the majority of cases, coma and death.
    • v.t Ingest in-jest′ to throw into the stomach
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. ingenium, p. p. of ingerere, to put in; pref. in-, in + gerere, to bear


In literature:

It must not be supposed that it was usually ingested in the crude form.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 5 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
The endoplasm is evenly granular, with a number of large ingested food bodies.
"Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole" by Gary N. Calkins
One ingests a horse-doctor's dose of words, but fails to acquire any illumination.
"A Book of Prefaces" by H. L. Mencken
The process of taking in food is called ingestion.
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
But with Wealthy, who was younger, the ingestion of Vermifuge was usually preceded by an orgy of tears and supplications.
"When Life Was Young" by C. A. Stephens
The ova or eggs of the tapeworm may be ingested with improperly cleaned vegetables.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume V (of VI)" by Various
The ingestion of coffee infusion is always followed by evidences of stimulation.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
This suggests that during their subterranean life salamanders are inactive, and avoid ingestion of infective stages of the parasites.
"Natural History of the Salamander, Aneides hardii" by Richard F. Johnston
That it had established itself in a life-form that casually ingested deadly poisons was no excuse.
"Insidekick" by Jesse Franklin Bone
It represents from 60% to 70% of the amount of water ingested.
"Dietetics for Nurses" by Fairfax T. Proudfit
The mode of infection in animals is chiefly by ingestion.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
By infecting man or animals who ingest it.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
Inside this snail's gut there is a protozoan that lives off the snail's ingested food.
"Sense of Obligation" by Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison)
"Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa" by Nelson Annandale
Vertebrate remains found in the stomachs of box turtles seem to result chiefly from the ingestion of carrion.
"Natural History of the Ornate Box Turtle, Terrapene ornata ornata Agassiz" by John M. Legler
After eating, repeated urging to vomit with expulsion of the ingested food.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various
These fragments invariably contain pieces of epidermis from ingested plants.
"Comparative Ecology of Pinyon Mice and Deer Mice in Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado" by Charles L. Douglas
Ingestive causation is a sufficiently fit designation for all errors of diet, as well as misuse of medicines, and poisoning.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
Ingestion of cold food and drinks lessens the bodily temperature, whether it be normal or febrile.
"Health, Happiness, and Longevity" by Louis Philippe McCarty
Having ingested a large meal of honey, the bees hang in a thick cluster from the top of their hive in order to secrete the wax.
"Animal Intelligence" by George J. Romanes

In news:

Medical experts in the US and England are suggesting governments should require all middle-aged people to ingest aspirin as a preventative measure against heart disease and cancer.
The snake gained some notoriety earlier this year after it ingested a ceramic egg on Easter morning.
According to a report from The Vail Daily, four people in Colorado received medical treatment for respiratory distress last week after a dog vomited a toxic chemical it had ingested.
That is, microscopic organisms ingest mercury pollution in seawater.
It does not affect healing times, will not irritate the wound and is safe if ingested.
Myth of the 'Twinkie defense' / The verdict in the Dan White case wasn't based on his ingestion of junk food .
Healthy people who ingest the bacteria may not get sick but the elderly, women who are pregnant or people who have a weakened immune system are especially at risk.
Energizer, coin lithium batteries, child-resistant packaging, Stacey Harbour, button cell battery ingestion.
A 28-year-old Severn man was arrested on multiple gun and drug charges Tuesday after paramedics responded to his home and found his 5-year-old son had ingested.
Mother knew toddler who died had ingested methadone .
Your hunger has a relationship with the health of your body, and what you ingest has a relationship with what tastes good to you.
Two other people died and three others were sickened when they ingested soup made from the toxic mushrooms .
Robotics, Master Control, Audio, Ingest.
NASA's monumental Mars rover has finally ingested a solid sample from the red planet, one of its central goals on Mars.
" The key words in this statement are "if ingested.

In science:

This qualified name contains the names of the SOAP-operation (“ingest”).
Submission of content to a digital object repository using a configurable workflow system
More recently, modifications to Geogrid have been written allowing it to read GeoTIFF files directly, and extensions to WPS standard programs have made it possible to ingest GeoTIFF data directly from the USGS into a WRF simulation .
Data management and analysis with WRF and SFIRE
At the shallowest level the scientific analysis starts in catalog-space using ingested external catalogues.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE
The pipeline is reusable not only for new images ingested in the system but for new use-cases which involve the same data.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE
This “ingestion” process handles raw data in its native format directly from the instrument or archive and can be expanded to handle preprocessed data at any stage.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE
Fig. 3 Mapping of the FITS file header with the content of a system of ob jects created for the raw data to be ingested.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE
For the levels more processed than raw it is optional (not mandatory) to ingest also all data and metadata from the processing chain that led to it to incorporate that data lineage.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE
The most simple case is the ingestion of an external catalog “as is”.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE
On the other end of the use-cases is ingestion of raw science and calibration images allowing reprocessing of the data completely from scratch.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE
Astro-WISE allowing the user to reduce the data completely as new basis for e.g., source extraction; reduced data level - only the processed images are ingested, the detrending and/or photometric and astrometric calibration of images is done (partially) outside Astro-WISE.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE
The user of Astro-WISE can create a new mapper to ingest the data from an instrument not listed in the table and use the AstroWISE pipeline to reduce the data.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE
Pixel data in this sense are images6 in FITS format ingested into the system without any changes.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE
First, the VIKING catalogues produced by WFAU are ingested and mapped onto the common data model.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE
This ingestion level is also required for the phot-z pipeline for the combined KiDS+VIKING data.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE
Fig. 4 shows dependencies between intermediate data products on the way to the final catalog starting at this ingestion level.
The Data Zoo in Astro-WISE