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con·sum·a·ble

 (kən-so͞o′mə-bəl)
adj.
1. Capable of being consumed: consumable energy.
2. Capable of being depleted or worn out by use: consumable paper products.
n.
A consumable good or service: supplies of food, fuel, spare parts, and other consumables.

consumable

(kənˈsjuːməbəl)
adj
capable of being consumed
n
(Commerce) (usually plural) goods intended to be bought and used; consumer goods

con•sum•a•ble

(kənˈsu mə bəl)

adj.
1. able or liable to be consumed: consumable goods.
n.
2. Usu., consumables. something produced to be consumed.
[1635–45]
con•sum`a•bil′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.consumable - may be used up
expendable - suitable to be expended
Translations

consumable

[kənˈsjuːməbl] ADJ (Econ etc) → consumible
consumable goodsbienes mpl consumibles, artículos mpl de consumo

consumable

nKonsumgut nt, → Verbrauchsgut nt; consumables (Comput) → Verbrauchsmaterial nt
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