consumptive use

noun

Definition of consumptive use

: the total seasonal water loss from an area of land due to plant growth and evaporation usually being expressed in acre-feet

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“Consumptive use.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/consumptive%20use. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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