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de·ple·tion

(dĕ-plē'shŭn),
1. The removal of accumulated fluids or solids.
2. A reduced state of strength from too many free discharges.
3. Excessive loss of a constituent, usually essential, of the body, for example, salt, water.

depletion

The loss or reduction of a thing normally present. See Ozone depletion, Volume depletion.

de·ple·tion

(dĕ-plē'shŭn)
1. Removal of accumulated fluids or solids.
2. Excessive loss of a constituent, usually essential, of the body.
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Subsequently, each limited partner may recover his share of these capital expenditures on his income tax return through depletion or depreciation.
Proposition II: Social re-investments, as a shadow price for resource depletion, are dependent on society's current efforts for value-added output in addition to society's historical system failures deviating from an optimal resource depletion path.
Ninety-seven samples from symptomatic individuals suspected of having a mitochondrial disorder but with sequence analyses revealing only 1 mutation or an unclassified novel variant were also evaluated for mtDNA depletion (POLG, 59 blood and 6 muscle samples; DGUOK, 16 blood samples; TK2, 1 muscle and 5 blood samples; MPV17, 6 blood samples; TYMP, 4 blood samples) (see Table S4A in the Data Supplement that accompanies the online version of this article at http://www.clinchem.org/content/vol56/issue7).
The researchers also found that ozone depletion increases ocean acidification.
As the Ozone Layer Depletion focal area transitions from emphasis on CFCs to emphasis on HCFCs, it is funding surveys in all countries under its purview to assess the HCFC situation and develop specific strategies for phaseout.
"I don't know anyone who seriously believes that broad-scale liming is a viable solution to calcium depletion," Schaberg says.
2 fuel oil gave slightly higher depletion rates and slightly lower performance.
Chitral being a vast area of about 15,000 square kilometres is home to as many as 542 glaciers of which 10 have been declared as hypersensitive and on the verge of outburst due to the emission of greenhouse gases as a result of depletion of peatlands.
The party described the excuses being peddled by the Buhari administration on the depletion as hazy, muddle-up and cannot find basis under the due process of statutory legislative approvals.
Following the depletion of water reserves 21 % in Tarbela the reserves stand at 2663 million acre feet and in Mangla with 18 % depletion water reserves stand at 2097 million acre feet.
However, the purpose of celebration is to spread awareness of the depletion of ozone layer and seek out solutions to preserve it.
OKLAHOMA CITY Oil and gas royalty owners get to keep their earnings from petroleum and natural gas mineral sales, even after facing possible changes to an important tax benefit.<br />National Association of Royalty Owners Oklahoma chapter board member Terry Stowers said both state and federal lawmakers had their eyes on changing the percentage depletion incentive.