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digester

[dih-jes-ter, dahy-] /dɪˈdʒɛs tər, daɪ-/
noun
1.
a person or thing that digests.
2.
Also, digestor. Chemistry. an apparatus in which substances are softened or disintegrated by moisture, heat, chemical action, or the like.
Origin of digester
1570-1580
1570-80; digest + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for digester

digester

/dɪˈdʒɛstə; daɪ-/
noun
1.
(chem) an apparatus or vessel, such as an autoclave, in which digestion is carried out
2.
a less common word for digestant
3.
a person or thing that digests
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