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digester

[ dih-jes-ter, dahy- ]
/ dɪˈdʒɛs tər, daɪ- /
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noun
a person or thing that digests.
Also di·ges·tor .Chemistry. an apparatus in which substances are softened or disintegrated by moisture, heat, chemical action, or the like.
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Origin of digester

First recorded in 1570–80; digest + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for digester

digester
/ (dɪˈdʒɛstə, daɪ-) /

noun
chem an apparatus or vessel, such as an autoclave, in which digestion is carried out
a less common word for digestant
a person or thing that digests
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