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Engelsk navneord: consumption

1. consumption (om handling) the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ingestion, intake, uptake


Mindre specifikke termeractivity, bodily function, bodily process, body process


Mere specifikke termerdeglutition, drink, drinking, eating, feeding, imbibing, imbibition, suck, sucking, suction, swallow

2. consumption (om tilstand) involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)phthisis, pulmonary tuberculosis, wasting disease, white plague


Mindre specifikke termerT.B., TB, tuberculosis

3. consumption (om proces) (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe consumption of energy has increased steadily.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)economic consumption, usance, use, use of goods and services


Mindre specifikke termerdemand


Mere specifikke termerconspicuous consumption


Overordnet emneområdeeconomic science, economics, political economy

4. consumption (om handling) the act of consuming something


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)expenditure, using up


Mindre specifikke termerdepletion


Mere specifikke termerburnup









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