spoilage

Definitions

Accounting

  • noun the amount of something wasted because of decay or damage

Agriculture

  • noun the process of food becoming inedible, especially because of poor storage conditions

Publishing

  • noun paper or binding material wasted as a book is being printed
  • noun the wasting of material during printing
  • noun an allowance of extra material to allow for wastage on the machine

Travel

  • noun food going bad, such as fruit rotting when overripe
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