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indigestibleadjective

uk   /ˌɪn.dɪˈdʒes.tə.bəl/ us   /ˌɪn.dɪˈdʒes.tə.bəl/
  • indigestible adjective (FOOD)

Ingestible food is difficult or impossible for the stomach to break down: a tough and indigestible piece of steak
indigestibility
noun [U] uk   /ˌɪn.dɪˌdʒes.təˈbɪl.ə.ti/ us   /ˌɪn.dɪˌdʒes.təˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/
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indigestibleadjective

us   /ˌɪn·dɪˈdʒes·tə·bəl, ˌɪn·dɑɪ-/
(of food) difficult or impossible to change into smaller forms that the body can absorb after eating it: The meat was so tough, it was almost indigestible.
(Definition of indigestible from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “indigestible”
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, 难消化的, 不能消化的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, 難消化的, 不能消化的…
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