consumer goods

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n consumer goods goods (as food or clothing) intended for direct use or consumption
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Usage

In literature:

It's pure greediness, sir, and you will have the goodness to curb your indecent haste in consuming your food for the future.
"Vice Versa" by F. Anstey
It was desirable that the good food not consumed by the deity should be utilized for the benefit of his worshipers.
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
A full accounting of how they accrued, would consume the rest of the night, and so it must be good-bye.
"The Strange Adventures of Mr. Middleton" by Wardon Allan Curtis
You consume also a good deal of beef and mutton, nowadays?
"Daisy" by Elizabeth Wetherell
Here is the heat, the fire, effective to consume all evil and to replace it with only good.
"Epistle Sermons, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
While it is generally a good medium value, many consumers prefer better quality and go to the independent grocer for it.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
However, there was a good deal of rum consumed one way and another.
"The Old Game" by Samuel G. Blythe
Most of the goods consumed on the farm must be purchased.
"The Farmer and His Community" by Dwight Sanderson
The Soviet State was turning out consumer's goods, homes, cars as no nation in the world.
"Freedom" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
But firmly and perseveringly unite in consuming no English goods.
"Benjamin Franklin, A Picture of the Struggles of Our Infant Nation One Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
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In poetry:

Once,--Ah, the Gods were good to me,--I threw
Myself upon a poison snake, that crept
Where my Beloved--a lesser love we knew
Than this which now consumes me wholly--slept.
""To the Unattainable"" by Laurence Hope
O do not urge me!
For what account can thy ill steward make?
I have abus'd thy stock, destroy'd thy woods,
Suckt all thy magazens: my head did ake,
Till it found out how to consume thy goods:
O do not scourge me!
"Sighs And Grones" by George Herbert

In news:

They are the newest, hottest thing to hit social media, giving consumers hefty discounts on goods and services.
It's a pilot program to bring one-year, non-renewable policies into the retail market, right in front of customers' eyes as they browse other consumer goods, a MetLife spokesman said.
If you still need a list to check twice this holiday season, perhaps a good place to start would be the recently released annual Consumer Reports "Naughty and Nice" list .
As a consumer staples, insurance, and transportation specialist, Gilbert understands what we buy, what we use to protect ourselves, and how we transport goods and people.
However, an annual decline of 0.6 percent in consumer goods imports, after an 11.3 percent increase in September, is a strong reminder that private consumption could be a major drag factor on domestic demand.
4 Stocks Pushing The Consumer Goods Sector Higher.
Consumer goods companies have thus been racing to design low-wattage fans and humidity-resistant televisions for countryside customers.
If you still need a list to check twice this holiday season, perhaps a good place to start would be the recently released annual Consumer Reports " Naughty and Nice" list.
If you still need a list to check twice this holiday season, perhaps a good place to start would be the recently released annual Consumer Reports "Naughty and Nice " list.
New Zealand general goods retailer The Warehouse Group Ltd (WHS.NZ) said Monday it has agreed to acquire consumer electronics and home appliance retailer Noel Leeming Group for 65 million New Zealand dollars (US$54 million).
After years of criticism about conditions at the nation's nursing homes, the government on Tuesday released information on all 17,000 of them in the United States, aiming to help consumers make good choices.
After years of criticism about conditions at the nation's nursing home s, the government on Tuesday released information on all 17,000 of them in the United States, aiming to help consumers make good choices.
Simply listening to consumers would be a good issue to tackle first.
For retailers and consumer goods companies, there is a real opportunity for one-to-one marketing.
A lot is happening here--good stuff, but time-consuming stuff.
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In science:

In their model, each material, or good i is characterised by its inventory level, which, by virtue of a flux balance assumption, depends on the utilisation of good i by other sectors in the economy and on the rate with which this good is consumed by external agents.
Stability and dynamical properties of material flow systems on random networks
Each unit interacts with other units in the network by (i) producing/delivering goods and (ii) receiving/consuming goods from other units.
Stability and dynamical properties of material flow systems on random networks
The rising of real incomes and the increasing in abundant of consumer goods have pricked demand for greater consumption on electronic gadgets in most modernized countries.
Grid Information Security Functional Requirement - Fulfilling Information Security of a Smart Grid System
First two time-steps are integrated using the third order total variation diminishing (TVD) Runge-Kutta scheme (Shu & Osher, 1988), while the further time-evolution using the third order backwarddifferentiation explicit scheme (Peyret, 2002) which provides good enough accuracy and is less CPU-consuming.
Slim accretion disks around black holes
Adding capacity in dense area, splitting cells are expensive, time consuming and occasionally impossible in dense urban environment where room for a full size base station often is expensive or unviable. Compact size Pico cells makes them a good fit for the places needing enhanced capacity, they can get.
Survey of Latest Wireless Cellular Technologies for Enhancement of Spectral Density at Reduced Cost
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