[kuh n-suhmp-tiv] /kənˈsʌmp tɪv/
tending to consume; destructive; wasteful.
pertaining to consumption by use.
Older Use. a person who suffers from tuberculosis.
causing consumption; wasteful; destructive
(pathol) relating to or affected with consumption, esp tuberculosis of the lungs
(pathol) a person who suffers from consumption
early 15c., “wasteful,” also with reference to pulmonary consumption, from Latin consumpt-, stem of consumere (see consume) + -ive. As a noun, attested from late 14c.
consumptive con·sump·tive (kən-sŭmp’tĭv)
Of, relating to, or afflicted with consumption.
1. containing. 2. contents. 3. . 4. . 5. . 6. . 7. . 8. . 9. . 10. . 11. (in prescriptions) bruised. 1. .
[kon-takt] /ˈkɒn tækt/ noun 1. the act or state of touching; a touching or meeting, as of two things or people. 2. immediate proximity or association. 3. an acquaintance, colleague, or relative through whom a person can gain access to information, favors, influential people, and the like. 4. Electricity. a junction of electric conductors, usually […]
/kɒnˈtæktəbəl/ adjective 1. able to be communicated with: the manager is not contactable at the moment
- Contact allergy
contact allergy n. A cutaneous hypersensitivity caused by direct contact with an antigen.