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deplete

(dē-plēt′) [L. depletus, emptied]
To empty; to produce depletion.
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the market allocation of a depletable resource over time, see Benjamin
and one of the policies of the chapter is to "approach the maximum attainable recycling of depletable resources." (55) Since maximizing resource recycling is one of the six goals listed in section 101(b), this statement carries the clear (and logically supportable) implication that all of the considerations set forth in that subsection are indeed "policies of this chapter'--policies that were meant to provide a principled basis for administering and Interpreting other federal policies, regulations, and statutes.
Jacques Bus notes that the possibility of states being behind many cyber threats "proves the urgency to come to international agreements on restraints in and defense against cyber attacks and for international cooperation to bring it under control." (27) Having identified public trust as the depletable resource in cyberspace, Bus continues, "Public and private sector must work together at the international level to build a well balanced infrastructure of technology and law/regulation that will give citizens trust to use the opportunities of the new digital world." (28) In a speech to the 2011 Munich Security Conference, British foreign minister William Hague made similar connections:
It is a well-established point in the economics literature that the production of depletable mineral resources is in fact a form of liquidation of an inherited asset, and should be treated primarily as a capital account transaction, with a minor component of value added.
Hess and Ostrom differentiate between natural resources, which are depletable and rivalrous, and human-made resources (like information commons), which are non-depletable and non rivalrous, meaning that one person's use of the resource does not limit or subtract from another person's chance to use or build upon it.
In all these countries, depletable or exhaustible resources belong the state and are, in turn, the birthright of current and future generations.
Unfortunately, according to Rifkin, our desired extended consciousness can only be attained by the carefully orchestrated consumption of entire stores of earth's depletable biological energy reserves (for example, wood, coal, oil, gas).
If drilling and development work is done by a contractor under an agreement with the operator, intangible drilling and development costs do not include those amounts that are payable to the contractor out of production or proceeds from production if such amounts are depletable income in the hands of the contractor, or amounts that are properly allocable to the cost of depreciable property.
that to protect depletable resources and sustainable development, China will
(12) In footnote 5 of the Court's opinion, the Court quoted, with apparent approval, a 1950 ruling of the Commissioner which concluded that the sale of an oil payment right that extends over a period that is less than the life of the depletable interest from which it was carved will cause ordinary income to the seller; but the sale of an oil payment right that constitutes the entire depletable interest of the seller will cause capital gain to the seller.
"Energy for Keeps: Creating Clean Electricity from Renewable Resources" discusses possible new sources of power for the world, that are constantly and consistently renewable unlike depletable energy such as coal.
TDV adjusts source energy consumption of three categories (purchased electricity, natural gas, and all other depletable resources) for each building type covered in the standard (CEC 2008a).