consumer

(Living things in their environment) organisms that get their energy by eating either green plants or other consumers. Primary consumers feed on plant material and secondary consumers feed primarily on animal material

Consumer

A hetertrophic organism or population, usually animal, fungus or virus that utilises dead or living organic matter as food.

Consumer

[food chain] Consumers are organisms of an ecological food chain that receive energy by consuming other organisms. These organisms are formally referred to as Heterotrophs, which include animals, bacteria and fungus. Such organisms may consume by various means, including predation, parasitization, and biodegradation. ==Classification== Cons...
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consumer

Any organism which must consume other organisms (living or dead) to satisfy its energy needs. Contrast with autotroph.
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Consumer

A consumer is a living thing that eats other living things to survive. It cannot make its own food (unlike most plants, which are producers ). Primary consumers eat producers, secondary consumers eat primary consumers, and so on. There are always many more primary consumers than secondary consumers, etc. Plant-eating dinosaur (sauropods and ornithi...
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consumer

An end user of any product or service. A shopper or customer. The final link in the chain of product distribution
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Consumer

Individual who buys and uses a product or service
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consumer

[n] - a person who uses goods or services
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consumer

people who drink soft drinks
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consumer

Person who purchases goods and services. Consumers demand goods which businesses provide, and they need to be protected by law from unfair traders; hence...
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Consumer

a person who buys goods or services but not as part of their business. A company can be a consumer for contracts not related to its business
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Consumer

Con¬∑sum'er (-ẽr) noun One who, or that which, consumes; as, the consumer of food.
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consumer

noun a person who uses goods or services
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Consumer

• (n.) One who, or that which, consumes; as, the consumer of food.
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consumer

(from the article `zoology`) ...they maintain and reproduce themselves at the expense of energy from sunlight and inorganic materials taken from the nonliving environment around ... [3 related articles]
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consumer

(from the article `consumption`) In their studies of consumption, economists generally draw upon a common theoretical framework by assuming that consumers base their expenditures on ... ...sides to the analysis of price and value: the supply side and the demand side. If cost can be said to underlie the supply relationship that ... .....
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consumer

consumer 1. Someone who buys goods or services. 2. Someone or something that consumes something, by eating it, drinking it, or using it up. 3. In an ecological community or food chain, an organism that feeds on other organisms, or on materials derived from them. Consumers include herbivorous and carnivorous animals, that feed on plants and other an...
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Consumer

An organism that receives the nutrients (food) required for maintenance, growth, and reproduction from the consumption of tissues of producers and/or other consumers. Also called a heterotroph. Several different kinds of consumers have been recognized including: carnivores, omnivores, scavengers, herbivores, detritivores, secondary consumers, and t...
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consumer

a user of electricity provided by an electricity supply system, generally a distribution system
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consumer

the party who receives electricity from the supply or distribution undertaking
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Consumer

The ultimate user of goods, ideas or services. Also the buyer or decision maker, for example, the parent selecting children's books is the consumer.
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Consumer

Individual who purchases,uses, maintains, and disposes of products and services.
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consumer

Person who purchases goods and services. Consumers demand goods which businesses provide, and they need to be protected by law from unfair traders; hence the need for consumer protection acts and the work of consumer bodies such as the Consumers' Association
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consumer

organisms that get their energy from eating other plants and animals.
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Consumer

Individual user of products or services.
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