ingestion

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ingestion (countable and uncountable, plural ingestions)

  1. The action of ingesting, or consuming something orally, whether it be food, drink, medicine, or other substance. It is usually referred to as the first step of digestion.
  2. (by extension) The act of ingesting something into a jet engine.

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ingestion f (plural ingestions)

  1. ingestion
    • 2006, Raymond Gilles and Michel Anctil, Physiologie animale[1], page 238:
      Les alcaloses métaboliques sont rares, essentiellement en rapport avec l'ingestion accidentelle d'alcalis.
      Metabolic alkaloses are rare, essentially in keeping with the accidental ingestion of alkalis.

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ingestion (uncountable)

  1. ingestion