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wastage 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˈwāstij/,
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The action or process of losing or destroying something by using it carelessly or extravagantly,
  1. The action or process of losing or destroying something by using it carelessly or extravagantly
    • - the wastage of natural resources
  2. The amount of something lost or destroyed in such a way
    • - wastage was cut by 50 percent
  3. The weakening or deterioration of a part of the body, typically as a result of illness or lack of use
    • - the wastage of muscle tissue

  1. the process of wasting
  2. anything lost by wear or waste
  3. 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.
  4. The expected loss in pips (2) from dice rolls not fully utilized during bearoff. Wastage is calculated as W = R x 49/6 − PC, where R is the expected (average) number rolls required to bear off, and PC is the pip count of the position. ...
  5. in advertising, that part of the audience or readership of a media vehicle which is "wasted" because it is not part of the target market.
  6. The term wastage relates to misprinted or defective sheets or prints not fully modulated. During the print job, wastage will occur from the setting-up of the printing press, or during production due to deficiencies in ink supply, in the print or colour registers, contamination or similar. ...
  7. Baked products that are left over at the end of the day and need to be thrown out. Wastage refers to the cost of these products.
  8. loss by use, decay, evaporation or leakage.