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de·ple·tion

 (dĭ-plē′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of depleting.
2. The state of being depleted; exhaustion.
3. The use or consumption of a resource, especially a natural resource, faster than it is replenished.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.depletion - the act of decreasing something markedly
reduction, step-down, diminution, decrease - the act of decreasing or reducing something
using up, expenditure, consumption - the act of consuming something
exhaustion - the act of exhausting something entirely
drain - a gradual depletion of energy or resources; "a drain on resources"; "a drain of young talent by emigration"
2.depletion - the state of being depleted
temporary state - a state that continues for a limited time
salt depletion - loss of salt from the body without replacement (loss by vomiting or profuse perspiration or urination or diarrhea) thus upsetting the electrolyte balance

depletion

depletion

noun
The depletion or sapping of strength or energy:
Translations
إفْراغ، إسْتِنْزاف، نُضوب
vyčerpání
opbrugen
kimerítés
eyîing; rÿrnun

depletion

[dɪˈpliːʃən] N (= reduction) → reducción f, merma f; (= exhaustion) → agotamiento m
the depletion of the ozone layerla rarefacción or destrucción de la capa de ozono

depletion

[dɪˈpliːʃən] n [stock, amount] → diminution f
the depletion of sth → la diminution de qch
ozone depletion → diminution de la couche d'ozone

depletion

n
(= exhausting)Erschöpfung f; (= reduction)Verminderung f, → Verringerung f; (of funds)Verringerung f; (of stock, membership)Abnahme f
(Med) → Mangel m (→ of an +acc)

depletion

[dɪˈpliːʃn] nriduzione f, impoverimento

deplete

(diˈpliːt) verb
to make smaller in amount, number etc. Our supplies of food are rather depleted.
deˈpletion noun

de·ple·tion

n. depleción.
1. acción de vaciar;
2. pérdida o remoción de los líquidos del cuerpo;
___ of body liquidspérdida de líquidos del cuerpo;
fluid ___, dehydrationpérdida de fluido, deshidratación;
potassium ___pérdida de potasio, hipopotasemia;
saline ___pérdida salina.

depletion

n agotamiento
References in classic literature ?
No patient will like it-- certainly not Peacock's, who have been used to depletion.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers have shown for the first time that Alzheimer's disease is associated with a depletion of BRCA1 in neurons and that BRCA1 depletion can cause cognitive deficits.
Thirty-eight patients (mean age, 54 years) with severe nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and elevated serum ferritin levels (250 ng/ml or higher) were randomly assigned to lifestyle changes plus iron depletion by phlebotomy (n = 21) or to lifestyle changes alone (control group; n = 17).
The decline in oil production of a well, oil field, or geographic area can lead to depletion of oil resources.
The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that depletion of serotonin reserves by tryptophan depletion affects emotional information processing in susceptible individuals.
Richard Oppenlander introduces the idea of global ecological depletion in terms of food and food-choices.
In truth, unlike the billions in true subsidies being given out annually to ethanol, wind, algae, and solar projects, oil companies get an annual tax adjustment known as a depletion allowance.
In a private letter ruling released January 14, 2011, the IRS allowed a bulk sale exception to the retailer exclusion, allowing an oil and gas company to claim percentage depletion.
Washington, August 9 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that depletion in the ozone layer is reducing the atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) uptake of the Southern Ocean.
Sigma-Aldrich now offering antibody-based depletion columns and new catalog of IgY antibodies to proteomics research community
The report predicts that surging demand in developing economies combined with accelerated depletion of existing supply and widespread delays in getting new oil fields up and running will see the global supply of oil fall as much as eight million barrels a day below International Energy Agency estimates by 2012.
Immunoaffinity-based depletion techniques appear to provide the most specific method for removal of highly abundant proteins (14,15).