able or meant to be consumed, as by eating, drinking, or using: consumable goods.
liable to be used up or depleted: comsumable resources.
Usually consumables. something that is produced to be consumed, as processed food or fuel.
- con·sum·a·bil·i·ty, noun
- non·con·sum·a·ble, adjective
- un·con·sum·a·ble, adjective
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How to use consumable in a sentence
That would further enable not only the clean and usable data, but it also makes the data more self-consumable and more consistent at the hands of the users.Maximize data outcomes by investing in people and systems | MIT Technology Review Insights | September 27, 2022 | MIT Technology Review
It demands a higher upfront cost and more expensive consumable materials, thanks to the pricier color toner required, but you will have the convenience of fast color printouts whenever you need them.
It demands a higher upfront cost and more expensive consumable materials but you will have the convenience of fast color printouts whenever you need them.
When there are so few meat processors, one-off emergencies—like ransomware attacks or pandemic outbreaks—at even a few meat processing factories can vastly reduce the amount of animals that can be turned into consumable meat across the nation.Meat Prices Are Going Up. Congress Is Trying to Do Something About It | Abby Vesoulis | February 23, 2022 | Time
“Batteries are consumable”, explains Craig Lloyd, head of content operations at iFixit, “and more people are starting to realize that.”One telltale sign it’s time to replace your laptop battery | Harry Guinness | August 25, 2021 | Popular-Science
If the shell hits anything, then that further destruction has to be added to the diminution of consumable goods.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind | Herbert George Wells
But it is not generally known how large a quantity of consumable stores and baggage go in a well-supported mail packet.Ocean Steam Navigation and the Ocean Post | Thomas Rainey
Fleets and armies are maintained, not with gold and silver, but with consumable goods.
The rest must all be sent abroad, and exchanged for consumable goods of some kind or other.
Their expense is taxed, by taxing the consumable commodities upon which it is laid out.
British Dictionary definitions for consumable
capable of being consumed
(usually plural) goods intended to be bought and used; consumer goods
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