Definitions for wastageˈweɪ stɪdʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wastage(noun)

    the process of wasting

  2. wastage(noun)

    anything lost by wear or waste


  1. wastage(Noun)

    The amount or proportion of something that is wasted or lost by deterioration

    The average wastage is 1.5% in the grocery department.

  2. wastage(Noun)

    Anything lost by wear or waste

  3. wastage(Noun)

    Goods that are damaged, out of date, reduced, or generally unsaleable, which are destined to be thrown away and which are written off as a loss

  4. wastage(Noun)

    In hunting, the act of abandoning animal carcasses or parts; usually illegal

  5. Origin: waste + -age

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wastage(noun)

    loss by use, decay, evaporation, leakage, or the like; waste


  1. Wastage

    Wastage was a British term used during World War I. It was used to describe the severity of losses experienced during the war. On the quietest day of the war the British were losing 7,000 men killed and wounded.


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