What does depletion mean?

Definitions for depletion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. depletion(noun)

    the act of decreasing something markedly

  2. depletion(noun)

    the state of being depleted


  1. depletion(Noun)

    the act of depleting, or the state of being depleted; exhaustion

  2. depletion(Noun)

    the consumption of a resource faster than it can be replenished

Webster Dictionary

  1. Depletion(noun)

    the act of depleting or emptying

  2. Depletion(noun)

    the act or process of diminishing the quantity of fluid in the vessels by bloodletting or otherwise; also excessive evacuation, as in severe diarrhea

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. dpltion.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of depletion in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of depletion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Zhou Jianping:

    In the northeast, some cities have gone through more than 100 years of coal exploitation and China needs to pay attention to them and solve problems like looking after the old, the shortage of pension funds, paying the costs of resource depletion and the environment.

  2. Mohd Emir:

    I'm quite optimistic because of the levy the Indonesian government put into crude palm oil, they would be able to implement it pretty fast and stocks would start to come down in February or March next year, malaysia and Indonesia combined, we have nearly 5 million tonnes of stocks of CPO now in the market. Any depletion will impact prices positively.

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