[ kuh n-soo-muh-buh l ]
/ kənˈsu mə bəl /
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.
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OTHER WORDS FROM consumablecon·sum·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·con·sum·a·ble, adjectiveun·con·sum·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for non-consumable
/ (kənˈsjuːməbəl) /
capable of being consumed
(usually plural) goods intended to be bought and used; consumer goods
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