Definition of digestible in English:

digestible

Line breaks: di¦gest|ible
Pronunciation: /dʌɪˈʤɛstɪb(ə)l
 
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adjective

  • 1(Of food) able to be digested.
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    • In the meantime he's got about five blankets on him and we're trying him on easily digestible food to build up his strength.
    • It acts as ‘crude fibre’ or ‘roughage’, an inert, bulky medium which helps to carry digestible food through the system.
    • Such declines are consistent with those observed in other ducks when they feed on highly digestible foods.
  • 2(Of information) easy to understand or follow: her books convey philosophical issues in a lucid and digestible form
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    • Week after week, content sites unveil redesigned products, boasting new and improved user interfaces, easy navigation and digestible information.
    • Cartoons, colour pictures and easily digestible facts make this a fun read.
    • In reality, they rarely delve deeper than a brief glance past easily digestible issues that affect cinema's primary consumer; the First World's middle class.

Derivatives

digestibility

noun
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  • Grass digestibility at harvest gives a good measure of feeding value.
  • Manufacturers of protein powders and ready-to-drink products are increasingly adding rice oligodextrins to their formulas in order to impart increased protein digestibility.
  • He's interested in the digestibility and metabolism of nutrients and energy from commercially available feed ingredients and blended components for extruded hybrid striped bass diets.

Origin

late Middle English: via Old French from Latin digestibilis, from digest- 'digested', from the verb digerere (see digest).

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