As nouns the difference between consumption and consumable
is that consumption
is the act of consuming something while consumable
is a material or product that is produced for consumption.
As an adjective consumable is
that is consumed or depleted upon use.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
The act of consuming something.
The amount consumed.
- The fire's consumption of the forest caused ecological changes.
(pathology) The wasting-away of the human body through disease.
(senseid)(pathology, dated) Pulmonary tuberculosis.
- gross national consumption
* autoconsumption, self-consumption.
* conspicuous consumption.
That is consumed or depleted upon use.
That may be eaten.
A material or product that is produced for consumption.
- printer consumables such as toner and ink cartridges