wastage: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (wā'stij), [key]
- loss by use, wear, decay, etc.
- loss or losses as the result of wastefulness: The annual wastage of time due to illness is appalling.
- the action or process of wasting: the steady wastage of erosion.
- something that is wasted; waste or waste materials: The river was befouled by factory wastage.
- wastage (Thesaurus)