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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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and coalition aircraft have not been and will not be using depleted uranium munitions in Iraq or Syria during Operation Inherent Resolve," Moore said at the time.
EnergySolutions will be a recipient of the nation's repository of depleted uranium, classified as low-level radioactive waste, and was required by Utah to draft a site-specific performance assessment of how the Clive site would fare under any number of scenarios.
He said that the present equipments in Ahwaz city hospitals cannot afford the diagnosis and treatment of the children paralyzed due to contamination with depleted uranium.
Nor is it known what amount of depleted uranium could pose a threat to the local population or the environment.
The police said being a sensitive material, the usage of depleted uranium is tightly regulated.
Depleted uranium is a toxic heavy metal that is 40 percent less radioactive than naturally occurring uranium.
9116 also sets up a task force, consisting of legislators, veterans who have knowledge or experience with health effects from DU exposure, the Commissioner of the Department of Health, the Director of Veterans Affairs, and physicians and scientists with knowledge of depleted uranium exposure.
Are New Zealand persons who have been deployed to recent battle zones at any significant risk from any exposure they may have had to the remains from depleted uranium munitions?
Whether they convince the critics of the military use of depleted uranium remains to be seen.
In response to concerns about the human and environmental health effects of materials used to produce munitions, countries including the United States have begun replacing some lead- and depleted uranium-based munitions with alternatives made of a tungsten alloy.
As the corporation repays the debt, the debt basis decreases, lf flow-through losses have depleted stock basis, subsequent basis increases first must restore debt basis.
South Korea manufactured depleted uranium shells in the 1980s without immediately reporting this to the U.