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depletion layer

  

      n     (Electronics)   a region at the interface between dissimilar zones of conductivity in a semiconductor, in which there are few charge carriers  
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deplete  
      vb   tr  
1    to use up (supplies, money, energy, etc.); reduce or exhaust  
2    to empty entirely or partially  
3      (Med)   to empty or reduce the fluid contents of (an organ or vessel)  
     (C19: from Latin deplere to empty out, from de- + plere to fill)  
   depletable             adj  
   depletion             n  
  depletive, depletory      adj  

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depletion

  
  
attenuation, consumption, decrease, deficiency, diminution, drain, dwindling, exhaustion, expenditure, lessening, lowering, reduction, using up  

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n.
crust; epicarp; husk; integument; outer layer; peel; skin
v.
to cover with a thin layer of paint applied with a dry brush in order to soften or blur a figure or outline
an art term
n.
uppermost layer in Earth`s atmosphere; lies above the ionosphere and extends to the edge of interplanetary space
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