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deplete

(dē-plēt′) [L. depletus, emptied]
To empty; to produce depletion.
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"Each of the aspects of managing depleted uranium we have learned about is reasonably straightforward.
* The year when the combined trust fund reserves are projected to become depleted, if Congress does not act before then, is 2035 -- gaining one year from last year's projection.
These experts also explain that depleted uranium projectiles are used by A10 airplanes to destroy the armor of tanks.
Jonas Soriano of the Office of the Cabinet Secretary said that the NFA Council had asked Commission on Audit (COA) to conduct an independent audit of the agency's management and operations to know why the NFA's buffer stock was depleted even without a recent calamity.
Bulk of these storages has been built in depleted gas fields.
Depleted uranium is produced as waste by the nuclear power industry.
to all the citizens who died or fell sick as a proven result of the NATO bombing." "We expect the members of NATO to provide treatment to our citizens who are suffering from cancer," Aleksic said, adding that the bloc "must also provide the necessary technology and equipment to remove all traces of the depleted uranium" from Serbia.
"I can confirm the use of depleted uranium," Jacques said.
Environmental groups argue depleted uranium should not be treated as low-level waste but instead reclassified as a hotter type of hazardous material.
In Alaska, a company led by SEMCO, the parent of local utility ENSTAR Natural Gas Co., hopes to start up an 11 Bcf storage site next year in a depleted reservoir it is rehabilitating near Kenai.
Perdikis believes the military vehicles could contain traces of depleted uranium or potentially hazardous microorganisms, which could contaminate Cyprus' ecosystem and so last week his party requested an environmental impact assessment to be carried out.
This Layer, which is so essential for life on earth, is unfortunately being depleted due to a few man-made chemicals.