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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. Pass the wine."
(Previously, income programs were generally not considered to be "tax shelters" because deductions for percentage depletion and intangible drilling and development costs were generally not available.
The core objective of this research is to arrive at the optimal social extraction path on an investment project level reaching dynamic social optimality with resource depletion, in contrast to the traditional benefit-cost criterion of project feasibility.
Members United also has an additional $1.2 million to guard against future capital depletions, after an internal audit turned up it had overstated OTTI in April due to a one-time formula error." The result was the depletion of member capital shares by 89.7% on May 25, rather than the correct, post-audit amount of 88.8%.
The mtDNA depletion syndromes (MDDSs) are a clinically heterogeneous group of autosomal recessive disorders caused by molecular defects in the nuclear genes involved in mtDNA biosynthesis and the maintenance of the deoxynucleotide pools.
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.
In early 2008, Petrofac was asked to carry out the front end engineering and design (FEED) for the gas depletion compression project and then invited to submit a commercial proposal for the EPC on a negotiated basis.
"We are delighted to have successfully secured the Kauther gas depletion compression project," said Maroun Semaan, group chief operating officer of Petrofac.
A recently completed double-blind, placebo-controlled study indicates that supplementation with Lyc-O-Mato tomato extract, from LycoRed, helps protect the skin against damage from UV radiation by reducing sunburn cell formation and protecting the skin's immune system by slowing down the depletion of Langerhans cells, following exposure to UVB/UVA solar simulator.
Although the gateway will not in itself solve the problem of IPv4 address depletion, it will allow carriers more time to engineer the switch to the IPv6 protocol, allowing a gradual roll out of IPv6 equipment and facilitating inter-network communication between the two protocols.
CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy -- Pope Benedict XVI called for more intensive cooperation to reduce ozone depletion, saying Sept.
Severe depletion of mucosal CD4 T cells in AIDS-free simian immunodeficiency virus-infected sooty mangabeys