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Synonyms for digestion

Synonyms for digestion

the process of absorbing and incorporating, especially mentally

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the process of decomposing organic matter (as in sewage) by bacteria or by chemical action or heat

the organic process by which food is converted into substances that can be absorbed into the body

learning and coming to understand ideas and information

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Chemical digestion begins in the mouth and stomach but occurs primarily in the small intestine.
Time required for chemical digestion and counting ticks was approximately 5 h per run of 4 samples.
RoHS Substance Likely RoHS MCV Limits Typical Testing Approaches Lead 1000 ppm * * Wet chemical digestion followed by ICP (Inductively coupled plasma) or AAS (atomic absorption) spectroscopy * XRF (X-ray fluorescence) spectroscopy Cadmium 100 ppm * Wet chemical digestion followed by ICP or AAS * XRF Hexavalent Chromium 1000 ppm * Wet chemical digestion followed by UV-VIS (ultraviolet and visible absorption) spectroscopy * XRF (for elemental Cr only) Mercury 1000 ppm * Wet chemical digestion followed by AAS * XRF PBB/PBDE 1000 ppm * Solvent extraction followed by GC/MS (gas chromatography/mass spectroscopy) * XRF (for elemental Br only) * Note: A California Prop 65 ruling limits lead to 300 ppm in external cables to avoid product warning labels.
Chemical digestion was extensively used for many years with the products being used extensively in tire compounding.
This process is based on chemical digestion and catalytic hydro-conversion of the municipal solid waste into liquid fuels as an alternative to landfill disposal or incineration.
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