nondurable

Related to nondurable: consumer durables

non·du·ra·ble

 (nŏn-do͝or′ə-bəl, -dyo͝or′-)
adj.
Not enduring; being in a state of constant consumption: nondurable items such as paper products.
n.
A consumable item: nondurables such as food.

nondurable

(ˌnɒnˈdjʊərəbəl)
n (usually plural)
goods that are not durable
adj
(Commerce) commerce relating to goods that are consumed immediately or which do not last
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The production of nondurable consumer goods fell 0.
The production of nondurable consumer goods other than energy products rose 0.
5 percent in August; production in the durable and nondurable goods sectors posted comparable gains.
The production of nondurable consumer goods flattened, after having increased 0.
The output of nondurable manufactured goods advanced 0.
The output index for nondurable materials eased, and that for energy materials edged up; these indexes are a bit below their levels in May.
4 percent in the output of durable consumer goods and of non-energy nondurable goods were offset by an increase of 3.
2 percent decline in the production of consumer goods in February reflected reductions in both the durable and nondurable components.
The production of nondurable goods materials has improved in recent months.
The production of nondurable consumer goods was little changed, as gains in the output of food and chemical products were about offset by declines in the household use of fuels and electricity.