How to use Consumes in a sentence
That's around 300 times less than a quartz wristwatch consumes.
The ceremony terminates with the appearance of the glory of Yahweh, accompanied by a fire which consumes the sacrifices on the altar.
Thus the firstlings, first-fruits and vows are still the free gift of the individual which no human authority exacts, and which every householder presents and consumes with his circle in a sacrificial feast without priestly aid.
Californian coal is almost wholly inferior brown lignite, together with a small quantity of bituminous coals of poor quality; the state does not produce a tenth part of the coal it consumes.
Of the fifty states, Ohio alone consumes 20 million gallons per year.Advertisement
The average American now consumes almost 10 grams of salt per day.
Windows itself consumes a surprisingly large quantity of RAM.
Long hair consumes a great deal of nutrition and could thus rob the brain of energy.
That 's around 300 times less than a quartz wristwatch consumes.
Every time your child consumes a sugary liquid, acid attacks his/her teeth.Advertisement
Toss a smoke grenade into the fray and smoke slowly begins to billow outwards, until it consumes the entire area.
This is due to the fact that growing soybeans consumes nearly four times as much CO2 as the amount of CO2 produced from biodiesel exhaust.
While it's absolutely worth it, a family that consumes a lot of eggs but needs to cut some corners might consider raising a few chickens themselves.
Rather, as that organism that first consumes it get consumed by the next creature on the food chain, the mercury level combines with the first animal's making it stronger and more toxic.
The more alcohol someone consumes, the more these functions are reduced (just as with the pain issue above).Advertisement
If a person consumes too much alcohol or exceeds the recommend one drink per hour limit, he runs the risk of alcohol poisoning, a condition where the heart rate and respiration are dangerously slowed.
Just over half of the U.S. population over the age of 12 (51.6 percent) consumes alcohol.
At a speed of 21.6 knots, Freedom of the Seas consumes approximately 28,000 gallons of gas per hour.
Low voltage, however, produces a whiter light and consumes less electricity.
Reducing the amount of caffeine, alcohol and smoking the individual consumes can help.Advertisement
He uses an excessive amount of profanity, participates in a lot of physical comedy, displays many explicit gestures, and heavily consumes alcohol on camera.
Each rewind consumes some sand, which can be refilled through combat or special "sand swirls", but don't use it up!
Over time, the yeast consumes the sugar, creating carbon dioxide bubbles that become trapped in the wine.
Secondary fermentation ends when the yeast consumes all of the sugars, a process usually requiring several months or even years.
A binge is defined as a time-limited (usually under two hours) episode of compulsive eating in which the individual consumes a significantly larger amount of food than most people would eat in similar circumstances.Advertisement
As long as a child consumes an adequate, varied diet over a period of several days, parents are cautioned against becoming unduly concerned over a single day of unbalanced eating.
In general, mineral toxicity results when a person accidentally consumes too much of any mineral, as with drinking ocean water (sodium toxicity), or is overexposed to industrial pollutants, household chemicals, or certain drugs.
Overhydration, which has been cited as a hazard of infant swimming lessons, occurs whenever a baby drinks too much water, excretes too little fluid, or consumes and retains too much water.
Following abdominal surgery, uncomplicated cases of ileus can be managed by minimizing the amount of food the patient consumes, ensuring adequate fluid intake, and correcting any electrolyte disturbances such as low potassium.
Fire consumes the wood transforming again in the process into ash (earth).
At the same time, an individual who consumes too much Vitamin K may be in danger of having thickened blood that could lead to heart attacks, stroke, and other vascular problems.
When a person with celiac disease consumes gluten, their immune system attacks the gluten.
Fire also consumes earth, but earth holds water at bay and, in a gracious fashion, water shapes earth.
The moon merges with the shimmering stars and consumes the night with a palpitating aura of magical enlightenment.
Your vehicle's fuel mileage, also commonly called "gas mileage" is how much fuel your car consumes in order to travel a certain distance.
The other occurs when a person does not eat and heavily consumes alcohol.
As villi damage increases, the patient becomes malnourished, no matter how much food he or she consumes.
A vegan diet is one in which an individual consumes no animal products.
The average American consumes only 11 grams of fiber daily, less than half of the recommended daily amount.
According to Whitney and Rolfes, the average American woman already consumes about 65 grams of protein daily, and the average man might take in a bit more at around 95 grams.
Problems such as weight gain can arise when one consumes too many sugary treats including cookies, cakes, and sodas.
The wendigo is a Native American demon that infests its host and consumes its humanity.
Russia, by a prohibitive tariff on manufactured silks of other countries, has since 1890 developed and fostered a trade which consumes annually about 3 million lb of raw material for its home industry.
The intermediate layer of the salt solution, floating over the caustic soda solution, plays the part of a diaphragm, by preventing the chlorine evolved in the bell from acting on the sodium hydrate formed outside, and this solution offers much less resistance to the electric current than the ordinary diaphragms. This process therefore consumes less power than most others.
Property is a right of the same nature, with a like power of appropriation in the form of rent, interest, &c. It reaps without labour, consumes without producing, and enjoys without exertion.