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deplete

(dē-plēt′) [L. depletus, emptied]
To empty; to produce depletion.
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She went on: "As the weeks have passed, the unstoppable effects of Charlie's aggressive, progressive, depletive disorder have become plainer to see."
Several papers state the so called infinite sink conditions via depletive methods as a prerequisite to determine the bioaccessibility of hydrophobic organic compounds (i) in matrices that have high [K.sub.i,D] s (>3 log units) (Cornelissen et al.
(142) In Colorado, as in Oregon, whether a hydraulic connection exists between an aquifer and a surface water depends on whether the groundwater "can influence the rate or direction of movement of the water in that alluvial aquifer or natural stream." (143) According to the Colorado Supreme Court, if a withdrawal from an unconfined aquifer will have a depletive effect on a natural stream or surface water within 100 years of the withdrawal, that aquifer is hydraulically connected.
Crankcase oil contamination with high temperature of the tropics and continuous tillage could be very depletive on soil nutrients and this would render it low in productivity.