consumption


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consumption

noun confectio, consumptio, decay, decomposition, decrement, depletion, desolation, devastation, diminishment, diminution, dissipation, expenditure, loss, ravage, ruin, ruination, usage, use, using up, utilization, wastage, waste, wastefulness, wear, withering
Associated concepts: business consumption, consumption in interstate commerce, consumption of goods, consumption of intoxicating liquors, for use and consumption
See also: decline, destruction, deterioration, erosion, expense, prostration, sacrifice, waste
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This first country-specific estimates ofcancers attributable to alcohol consumption published online in the 2017 August edition of the journal, Front Oncology also reported 10.
A Graphical Perspective on Consumption Growth after Recessions
1 Latin America Nectars Volume Consumption, 2006-2011
Checking the data of per capita consumption of energy for 2011 cited in the report, the authors add a small increase in the Kingdom's consumption (the actual rates are 7.
Durable goods consumption also takes a while to recover.
The total consumption of meat in 2009, including game and edible offals, was 73.
Rubber consumption increased slightly in Japan, according to THE IRSG, from 2.
Their subsequent wage cuts are a major cause of the slump in consumption.
Biomonitoring should ideally be performed in any identified at-risk population to verify that a problem actually exists before advising people to reduce fish consumption.
About three-quarters of frozen cherry consumption is tart cherries, often used in pies.
The purpose of a specific ECM could be to reduce the consumption of electricity, fuel oil, natural gas or water.
If the amine reverts back to a liquid, it is necessary to increase amine consumption during the curing cycle and to increase the purge time to assure that no residual amine odor is retained in the core after it is ejected from the corebox.