depletion

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Depletion \De*ple"tion\, noun [Cf. F. d['e]pl['e]tion.]

1. The act of depleting or emptying.

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

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

depletion

noun

1: the act of decreasing something markedly

2: the state of being depleted


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