nonconsumptive

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adjective non·con·sump·tive \ˌnän-kən-ˈsəm(p)-tiv\

Definition of nonconsumptive

  1. :  not using or consuming something nonconsumptive water use These nonconsumptive visitors—a bureaucratic term that is used to differentiate bird watchers and photographers from hunters and fishermen … — Popular Mechanics

First Known Use of nonconsumptive

1801


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