consumptive

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consumptive

1. Pathol relating to or affected with consumption, esp tuberculosis of the lungs
2. Pathol a person who suffers from consumption
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Of which 11 billion M3 was consumptively used and rest were losses through seepage, run-off and outflow to sea.
Globally, it is estimated that agriculture uses 66 percent of all water withdrawals and 86 percent of the water that is consumptively used.
The efficiency indicate that only 35 percent of the total water released in to the canal is consumptively utilizes by crops in the heat reach area and rest 65 percent of cannal water is lost in different ways such as surface evaporation five percent, outflow 25 percnt and percolation loss as 35 percent.
I felt too unaccountably embarrassed and overwhelmed by the intimidating silence of senior colleagues--a consumptively begotten and inherited fear of being branded immodest and disrespectful has delayed my completion and publication of this rejoinder to Copans' assault on the epistemology of African Studies in 1999, at one of our 'first and best' "national universities .
Transfers of contractual entitlements are not constrained to the amount of water that has been consumptively used.