Definitions for "consumption"
The act or process of consuming by use, waste, etc.; decay; destruction.
The state or process of being consumed, wasted, or diminished; waste; diminution; loss; decay.
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.
the using, or using UP of goods.
The use of goods and services, materials and energy, by humans.
The process of using a good or a service.
Keywords:  kilowatt, kwh, watt, buoyancy, retail
The electrical energy consumed by a 1,000 watt(1kilowatt) heater in an hour is one kilowatt hour (1KWH). A KWH is also known as a unit of electricity and as such is the basis of retail sales of electricity.
The measured amount of energy or water used during a given period. This is different from demand, which can be thought of as the greatest rate at which the energy or water is delivered at any one time during the billing period. In terms of electricity
the amount of any product or resource (e.g., material or energy) used in a given time by a given number of consumers.
Consumption of a controlled substance for a given period is the sum of the quantities produced and imported into the country during the given period of time, less the quantity exported. For the purpose of determining a calculated level of consumption, it excludes any quantity of controlled substance that, when imported or exported, was already used, recovered, recycled, or reclaimed.
In respect of a given period and a controlled substance or group of controlled substances, means the sum of the quantities produced and imported during that period less the quantity exported and, for the purpose of determining a calculated level of consumption, excludes any quantity of a controlled substance that, when imported or exported, was a recovered, recycled, reclaimed or used controlled substance.
Production plus imports, minus exports.
Using a product or service until it has no remaining value.
Taking or using items that come from natural resources. Oftentimes, wealthy countries like the United States and Canada have a high level of consumption compared to poorer countries like Ecuador or Nigeria. Over-consumption of natural resources has a negative effect on the planet—especially on the rainforests, since many of the products we consume (such as oil and wood) come from the rainforest.
the process of using natural resources, materials, or finished products to satisfy human needs and wants.
Keywords:  chug, camel, drink, beverage, info
as applied here, consumption refers to the use of water for drinking.
To drink the volume of beverage contained within a cup. [ More Info] See Also: Beverage Related Terms: Camel Toe, Chug
Keywords:  preburn, fuel, strata, standby, flame
A term most generally used when referring to fuel consumption.
The amount of a specified fuel type or strata that is removed through the fire process, often expressed as a percentage of the preburn weight.
The amount of fuel used for gross generation, providing standby service, start-up and/or flame stabilization.
Measures the physical use of steel by end users. Steel consumption estimates, unlike steel demand figures, account for changes in inventories.
The physical use of stainless steel by end users. Consumption predicts changes in inventories, unlike demand figures.
Cost Estimating Customer-centered
Keywords:  conspicuous, see
See Conspicuous consumption.
Keywords:  segregation, joint
Joint Segregation
The fraction of withdrawn water that is lost in transmission or that is evaporated, absorbed, chemically transformed, or otherwise made unavailable for other purposes as a result of human use.
Keywords:  leukemia, screening
Leukemia Screening
Keywords:  bluetooth, bad, story
a similar story but not quite so bad as Bluetooth
The amount of green coffee entering the market for use in processing and final consumption.* See also Domestic consumption; Obstacles to consumption
Keywords:  cigarettes, smoked, adult, aged, above
the number of cigarettes smoked per adult (aged 15 years and above) in a given period.
Keywords:  eating, burning, something, food, mouth
the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
Using something, eg by eating or burning.
Keywords:  something, act
the act of consuming something
Keywords:  return, act, process
act or process of using up..... return
Keywords:  back
use ...... back