Result from Foreign Dictionaries (2 entries found)
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Depletion \De*ple"tion\, n. [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]:
n 1: the act of decreasing something markedly
2: the state of being depleted
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