Definitions of consumption:
  • noun:   the act of consuming something
  • noun:   the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
  • noun:   (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing
    Example: "The consumption of energy has increased steadily"
  • noun:   involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body

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