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.
Goods or services that are bought and used up in a single period. These include goods and services used by households or private not-for-profit organisations (collectively known as private consumption), or government (public 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.
Tuberculosis which was observed as the wasting away of the body
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.
The amount of electricity used by consumer.
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.
The Consumption database contains annual statistics from 1961 onwards on consumption of fish and fishery products. The statistics are drawn from food balance sheets incorporating fish catch, production of processed and preserved products and trade figures.
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.
The quantity of natural gas used by final consumers.
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
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.