Definition of Consumption
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the act of consuming something
- using up
(economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing
"the consumption of energy has increased steadily"
- economic consumption
- use of goods and services
involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body
- pulmonary tuberculosis
- wasting disease
- white plague
the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)