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deplete

[də·plēt′]
Etymology: L, deplere, to empty
to empty or unload or to cause depletion.

deplete

(dē-plēt′) [L. depletus, emptied]
To empty; to produce depletion.
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732(d) was "to prevent distortions caused by section 732(c) that might inflate the basis of depreciable, depletable, or amortizable property above its fair market value," looking at whether the basis on a hypothetical pro rata liquidation would exceed the FMV appears to be a supportable starting point.
and one of the policies of the chapter is to "approach the maximum attainable recycling of depletable resources.
In this line of reasoning, the proceeds of the sale of depletable commodities should be devoted to capital investment, which includes additions to physical as well as human capital (education and health expenditures).
He further added that the oil is a depletable product.
The impact is determined by the amount of depletable raw materials and nonrenewable resources a company consumes to make its products and the quantity of waste and emissions that are generated in the process (www.
Such depletable fuels are also prone to rapid price escalations as well as significant price volatility, and exposed to sudden fluctuations in currency rates.
Those extra depletable carbon pools have sponsored a huge understanding of where we are and how we got here: the Copernican revolution, Newton's laws, Darwin's and Einstein's insights, plate tectonics, the Hubble telescope.
Providing exclusive rights to land and other tangible resources limits the overuse of inherently depletable resources.
Part IV projects the international dimension; a world of nation states facing diminished depletable natural resources, climate change, and biodiversity loss.
This project will allow us to demonstrate how intelligently integrated sustainable technologies can come together to dramatically reduce energy consumption, providing a measure of relief to home and business owner's wallets and reducing the country's rate of consumption of depletable energy resources such as coal and natural gas," said Dr.
unit non-cash cost arises as a result of the value of the depletable asset
The first one argues that developing conservation thought and practice depends on learning that resources are depletable.