One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘A dairy cow can drink 20 gallons of water in a day, but only half is used consumptively in milk production.’
- ‘And more people and businesses are drawing that water out consumptively, especially during the hot months.’
- ‘This water is not consumptively used because it simply passes through on its journey to the Gulf of California.’
- ‘Every gallon of water consumptively used is not available somewhere else in the system where it would otherwise have existed.’
- ‘It is the amount of water that is permanently extracted from the aquifer and consumptively used that is of significance.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.