depleted

[ UK /dɪplˈiːtɪd/ ]
[ US /dɪˈpɫitɪd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. no longer sufficient
    supplies are low
    our funds are depleted
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How To Use depleted In A Sentence

  • In a matter of hours, the Bay area was completely depleted of pumps, splashboards and self-bailers.
  • By the end of the winter the supply of grain was severely depleted.
  • At roughly the same time, military orders for depleted uranium munitions stopped too.
  • As the fat reserves are depleted, the texture changes to what I call semi-wax in my notes. grouse Diary Entry
  • Salmon populations have been severely depleted recently.
  • Large parts of the marsh are now in use as a buffer area when food stock is temporarily depleted.
  • Natural deterrents against sea erosion (mangroves, sandbanks, reefs etc.) have been depleted to such extents that their revival cannot be considered a viable plan to counter sea disasters.
  • Basically the blood supply to the bone is cut off or depleted during dislocation and if this occurs for long enough the bone dies.
  • He stressed that this apparent advantage was far outweighed by the negative impact of the depleted ozone layer on humans, plants and animals. Times, Sunday Times
  • The medical college should be provided facilities to separate all blood components such as leukocyte depleted blood, cryoprecipitate and platelet concentrate that is necessary for the treatment of blood-related diseases. The Hindu - Front Page
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