Consumption

A wasting away of the body, especially from pulmonary tuberculosis

Consumption

Expenditure by households on goods and services which satisfy current wants.
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consumption

[Noun] The act of using, eating or drinking something.
Example: His daily consumption of alcohol was 5 units.
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consumption

[n] - (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing 2. [n] - the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating) 3. [n] - the act of consuming something
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Consumption

Expenditure by households on goods and services which satisfy current wants. It is a key component of aggregate demand.
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Consumption

archaic or obsolete terms > Medical: Wasting away of the body especially from pulmonary disease.
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consumption

In economics, the purchase of goods and services for final use, as opposed to spending by firms on capital goods, known as capital formation. In the official UK statistics, two types of consumption...
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Consumption

The conversion of a chemical into another chemical via a chemical reaction.
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Consumption

The quantity of fuel or oil consumed by an aero engine or engines, defined in gallons per hour.
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Consumption

'a wasting away of the body; formerly applied especially to pulmonary tuberculosis, caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In physick, a waste of muscular flesh. It is frequently attended by a hectick fever and is divided by physicians into several kinds, according to the variety of its causes. Synonyms: marasmus (in the mid-nineteenth...
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Consumption

Consumption: An old and once common term for wasting away of the body, particularly from pulmonary tuberculosis (TB). Other old TB terms include the King's evil or scrofula (TB of the lymph nodes in the neck) and Pott's disease (TB of the spine). The World Health Organization (WHO) in 'L'histoire de la tuberculose' notes that: 'In 460 BC Hippocrate...
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Consumption

Con·sump'tion noun [ Latin consumptio : confer French consomption .] 1. The act or process of consuming by use, waste, etc.; decay; destruction. « Every new advance of the price to the consumer is a new incentive to him to retrench the quality of his consumption .
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consumption

1. The using up of something, especially the rate at which it is used. ... 2. Obsolete term for a wasting of the tissues of the body, usually tuberculous. ... Origin: L. Con-sumo, pp. -sumptus, to take up wholly, use up, waste ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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consumption

using up noun the act of consuming something
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consumption

intake noun the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
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Consumption

The use of a product or service by an end user until it has no remaining value. :: Food Safety Promotion Board (8th Edition)
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consumption

(kәn-sump´shәn) the act of consuming, or the process of being consumed. a wasting away of the body. oxygen consumption the amount of oxygen consumed by the tissues of the body, usually measured as the oxygen uptake in the lung. The normal value is 250 mL...
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Consumption

• (n.) The act or process of consuming by use, waste, etc.; decay; destruction. • (n.) A progressive wasting away of the body; esp., that form of wasting, attendant upon pulmonary phthisis and associated with cough, spitting of blood, hectic fever, etc.; pulmonary phthisis; -- called also pulmonary consumption. • (n.) The state or pr...
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consumption

in economics, the use of goods and services by households. Consumption is distinct from consumption expenditure, which is the purchase of goods and ... [18 related articles]
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consumption

consumption 1. The action or fact of consuming or destroying; destruction. 2. The dissipation of moisture by evaporation. 3. Wasting of the body by disease; a wasting disease; now applied specifically to pulmonary consumption or phthisis. 4. Wasteful expenditure, waste. 5. The using up of material, the use of anything as food, or for the support of...
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consumption

consumption = is the spending by households on goods and services...
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consumption

consumption, in economics, direct utilization of goods and services by consumers, not including the use of means of production, such as machinery and factories (see capital). Consumption can be divided into public and private sectors. Consumption is also viewed as a basically subjective phenomenon, ...
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Consumption

Consumption, or Phthisis was a name formerly given for various diseases known by emaciation (serious loss of weight), debility, cough, hectic fever, and purulent expectoration, particularly tuberculosis which was unknown at the time. The predisposing causes were believed to be very variable, and around 1900 were reliably listed as: hereditary taint...
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Consumption

In economics, consumption is all use or expenditure of the products of industry or of things having an exchangeable value. It is usually characterized as productive or unproductive, according as it does or does not conduce to the efficiency of a producer and to further production. Thus wealth in the form of machinery is consumed productively by wea...
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consumption

Type: Term Pronunciation: kon-sŭmp′shŭn Definitions: 1. The using up of something, especially the rate at which it is used. 2. Obsolete term for a wasting of the tissues of the body, usually tuberculous.
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