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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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Considering that nighthawks have a very limited time (likely [less than]2 h daily) to forage, it is strange that they would select prey items with high concentrations of undigestible material.
For many poets, the result would be bathos, or undigestible cliches.
For me, the undigestible in Neruda would be the blatant Stalinism in finis poem written in the 1940s.
Unfortunately the sweeping scope of the project results in a mountain of documentary material that is both undigested and undigestible.
Black Americans," Kovel writes, "were considered basically subhuman animals while Native Americans became the inhuman devils (a beast, too, though of the apocalypse) flitting through the wilderness beyond the city upon the hill; two nightmares as yet undigestible by the dominant culture, the one sedimenting into white racism, the other into anticommunism.
The hopes for countering this drift toward bureaucracy and concentration are the sprouting of small independent presses like Thunder's Mouth, Soho Press and North Point; "de-acquisition," in which conglomerates regurgitate undigestible acquisitions (Random House itself was de-acquired by the transnational RCA before it was absorbed into the Newhouse apparatus); and the growing number of independent bookstores that are making in-roads on the chains in cities and malls across the country.
whole, in Moby-Dick, and struggling the last forty years of his life with this undigestible continent: note the lecture tour to the midwest, the setting of The Confidence-Man, the many images in his later books intended to make the land pelagic.
g], net energy value of the diet for gain; DIP, digestible intake protein; UIP, undigestible intake protein.
Ishaq Dar Wednesday said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor was undigestible for India so its politicians were using different tactics to create hurdles to sabotage the project.
Till in revolution rises The strength to change The undigestible phrase.
Note that the 20% figure may underestimate the true importance of gastropods, because slugs lack the undigestible exoskeleton that can account for a substantial fraction of an insect carcass.
9 g/kg DM) in digestive tract due to higher undigestible DM in the frozen wheat.