Definitions for wastageˈweɪ stɪdʒ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
loss by use, wear, decay, etc.
loss or losses as the result of wastefulness.
the action or process of wasting.
something that is wasted; waste or waste materials.
Origin of wastage:
the process of wasting
anything lost by wear or waste
The amount or proportion of something that is wasted or lost by deterioration
The average wastage is 1.5% in the grocery department.
Anything lost by wear or waste
Goods that are damaged, out of date, reduced, or generally unsaleable, which are destined to be thrown away and which are written off as a loss
In hunting, the act of abandoning animal carcasses or parts; usually illegal
Origin: waste + -age
loss by use, decay, evaporation, leakage, or the like; waste
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.
Translations for wastage
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
loss by wasting; the amount wasted
Of the total amount, roughly 20% was wastage.
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- 浪費(的數量)Chinese (Trad.)
- усушка; втратиUkrainian
- sự lãng phíVietnamese
- 浪费，损耗量Chinese (Simp.)
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