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deplete

(dē-plēt′) [L. depletus, emptied]
To empty; to produce depletion.
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Over the past three decades, hot topics including both the severity of Antarctic ozone depletion and the size of the Antarctic ozone hole have attracted more and more attention.
Company president Martin Roper said that depletions growth was bolstered by Samuel Adams Seasonals, Twisted Tea and Angry Orchard, offsetting decline in other styles.
Providing information on over 700 commonly prescribed drugs known to deplete the body of its natural nutrients, Nutrient Depletions gives easy-to-use recommendations on nutrient replenishment.
The difference of 0.9% will either be applied to reduce any future depletion or replenished to the MCS accounts should that prove to be the proper course of action.
When the mean depletion efficiency was <90% for 3 runs, no further depletions were performed.
Because the tissues in the GI tract are raw and inflamed, eating becomes a very painful experience, causing many patients to significantly reduce their food intake, which further results in nutrient depletions.
Our results with sunflower, measuring soil water depletions of 18 and 21 cm for 2000 and 2002 (Figures 1 and 2), respectively, compare well with those of Nielsen (1998) for the same crop in eastern Colorado, showing soil water depletions of 19 cm for two years.
* Depletions are the decreases in the value of reserves over time due to extraction.
The greatest depletions occurred over Siberia, where ozone concentrations dropped 35 percent below the values observed in 1979, before substantial ozone destruction had begun.
"It suggests that as well as an improvement in consumer depletions which we have been hearing for several months, that shipments are also picking up with some inventory catch-up to year-end so that full year shipments and depletions are more aligned.
The international panel of 226 researchers confirmed that record ozone depletions have occurred in recent years and should worsen in the next few years as concentrations of chlorine and bromine pollution peak in the stratosphere.
The Boston Beer Company reported a third quarter core product depletions increase of 7% as compared to the third quarter of 2009.