consuming consuming  /kən ˈsu mɪŋ/


  • (adj) very intense


  1. Expert warns terrorists may be setting wildfires across American West

    Colorado's Black Forest fire is barely contained at latest reports and has killed at least two people while consuming hundreds of homes and other structures and forcing the evacuation of more than 38,000 people, but a dozen other significant fires are also burning across the country, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Washington Examiner

  2. Crews hope wet weather will continue to aid in fire battles

    ALBUQUERQUE — Crews continued Saturday to battle wildfires consuming about 93 square miles of tinder-dry forests in New Mexico as officials were looking to thunderstorms expected over the weekend to bring some relief.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Santa Fe New Mexican

  3. Daily 10 milligram dose of S-equol reduces menopausal symptoms effectively without impacting thyroid and sex hormones

    NORTHRIDGE, Calif., June 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consuming 10 milligrams (mg) daily of S-equol delivered via a new fermented soy-based nutritional supplement alleviated menopausal symptoms, particularly the frequency of hot flashes and severity of neck or shoulder muscle stiffness, without impacting thyroid and certain sex hormone levels, according to clinical data presented at the ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News


  1. "California is a leader in promoting health and nutrition, and I am pleased to continue that tradition by being the first state in the nation to phase out trans fats," Schwarzenegger said. "Consuming trans fat is linked to coronary heart...
    on Jul 25, 2008 By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. ExxonMobil's Tillerson said the company was pursuing a "long-term investment program, in projects often far from major consuming nations," to provide "resources essential to the increasingly interdependent global energy supply network."
    on Feb 1, 2008 By: Rex Tillerson Source: AFP

  3. "I could play basketball, with a consuming passion that would always exceed my limited talent," Obama wrote in his memoir.
    on Jun 16, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

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