Definition of Consumption. Meaning of Consumption. Synonyms of Consumption

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Definition of Consumption

Consumption
Consumption Con*sump"tion (?; 215), n. [L. consumptio: cf. F. 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. --Burke. 2. The state or process of being consumed, wasted, or diminished; waste; diminution; loss; decay. 3. (Med.) 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.

Meaning of Consumption from wikipedia

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- Electric energy consumption is the form of energy consumption that uses electric energy. Electric energy consumption is the actual energy demand made on...