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- The act of consuming, i.e., burning something.
- The fire's consumption of the forest caused ecological changes.
- The act of eating, drinking or using.
- The amount consumed.
- gross national consumption
- (pathology) The wasting-away of the human body through disease.
- (pathology, dated) Pulmonary tuberculosis.
the act of consuming something
the amount consumed
wasting-away of the human body through disease
pulmonary tuberculosis — see pulmonary tuberculosis
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