[kon-suh-mey-shuh n] /ˌkɒn səˈmeɪ ʃən/
the act of ; completion.
the state of being ; perfection; fulfillment.
late 14c., “completion,” from Latin consummationem (nominative consummatio), from consummat-, past participle stem of consummare “to sum up, finish,” from com- “together” (see com-) + summa “sum, total,” from summus “highest” (see sum). Sense of “completion of a marriage (by sexual intercourse)” is c.1530.
[kuh n-suhmp-tiv] /kənˈsʌmp tɪv/ adjective 1. tending to consume; destructive; wasteful. 2. pertaining to consumption by use. 3. Pathology. noun 4. Older Use. a person who suffers from tuberculosis. /kənˈsʌmptɪv/ adjective 1. causing consumption; wasteful; destructive 2. (pathol) relating to or affected with consumption, esp tuberculosis of the lungs noun 3. (pathol) a person who […]
[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 […]
[kuh n-tey-juh s] /kənˈteɪ dʒəs/ adjective 1. capable of being transmitted by bodily contact with an infected person or object: contagious diseases. 2. carrying or spreading a contagious disease. 3. tending to spread from person to person: contagious laughter. /kənˈteɪdʒəs/ adjective 1. (of a disease) capable of being passed on by direct contact with a […]
[kuh n-tey-nuh-rahyz] /kənˈteɪ nəˌraɪz/ verb (used with object), containerized, containerizing. 1. to package (freight) in uniform, sealed for shipment. 2. to perform (a materials-handling operation) with the help of . 3. to make suitable for a containerization system. verb (used without object), containerized, containerizing. 4. to adopt containerization. /kənˈteɪnəˌraɪz/ verb (transitive) 1. to convey (cargo) […]