A quantity consumed
An infectious disease producing lesions especially of the lungs.
The act of consuming
There was a rising worldwide consumption of consumer goods.
The export trade, however, is decreasing considerably, while the home consumption is increasing.
He died of consumption on the 25th of September 1 777.
Since then special laws have hampered development, some provinces, as for instance Sardinia, being allowed to manufacture for their own consumption but not for export.
Natural gas is largely used in the United States, and for some time, owing to defective methods of storage, delivery and consumption, great waste occurred.