indigestible

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indigestible

[in′dijes′təbəl]
Etymology: L, in, not, digerere, to separate
pertaining to a food substance that cannot be broken down within the digestive tract and converted into an absorbable nutrient.

indigestible

(ĭn″dĭ-jĕs′tĭ-bl) [L. in-, not, + digerere, to separate]
Not digestible.
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Located between California and Hawaii, the massive area holds an estimated 3 million tons of trash - much of it undigestible, indestructible plastic in the form of shampoo caps, soap bottles, plastic bags and the like.
The madness of uncontrolled immigration, thousands of undigestible newcomers gulped into the vulnerable belly of the city.
Some are artificial (aspartame and saccharin), while others are derived from sugar (sucralose, or Splenda--an undigestible product made from table sugar with added maltodextrin).
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All these thoughts - the recollections of when TV was an exciting adventure and the sportsmen it portrayed exemplified the Corinthian spirit, and the contrast with an era of undigestible excess when the typical sporting 'hero' is all too plainly an overpaid brat - came to me suddenly last week when my remote control jammed.
Discard the cooking water (it contains some undigestible sugars).