A digester is a huge vessel where chemical or biological reactions are carried out. These are used in different types of process industries.

Digester may also refer to :

  • Digester(Computing)

Processes where digesters are used

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  • Digester — Di*gest er, n. 1. One who digests. [1913 Webster] 2. A medicine or an article of food that aids digestion, or strengthens digestive power. [1913 Webster] Rice is . . . a great restorer of health, and a great digester. Sir W. Temple. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • digester — [di jes′tər, dījes′tər] n. 1. a person who makes a digest 2. a heavy metal container in which substances are heated or cooked to soften them or extract soluble elements from them 3. AUTOCLAVE …   English World dictionary

  • digester — metantankas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Anaerobinės fermentacijos ar biodujų gamybos iš organinių atliekų reaktorius. atitikmenys: angl. digester; digestion tank; methane tank rus. метантанк; метантенк …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • digester — noun Date: 1614 1. one that digests or makes a digest 2. a vessel for digesting especially plant or animal materials …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • digester — /di jes teuhr, duy /, n. 1. a person or thing that digests. 2. Also, digestor. Chem. an apparatus in which substances are softened or disintegrated by moisture, heat, chemical action, or the like. [1570 80; DIGEST + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • digester — noun One who, or that which, digests …   Wiktionary

  • digester — di·gest·er jes tər n 1) one that digests 2) a medicine or an article of food that aids digestion 3) also di·ges·tor a vessel or apparatus for digesting …   Medical dictionary

  • digester — n. one who digests food; digestive aid; device in which substances are softened or disintegrated …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Digester — (Anaerobic)   A device in which organic material is biochemically decomposed (digested) by anaerobic bacteria to treat the material and/or to produce biogas …   Energy terms

  • digester — di·gest·er …   English syllables