Meaning of depleter in English:



See deplete

‘In the 14 years since the Montreal Protocol banned most ozone depleters, a catastrophic global menace has begun to recede.’
  • ‘The phaseout stems from evidence that methyl bromide is an ozone depleter, that is, a substance that destroys the protective ozone layer of Earth's atmosphere.’
  • ‘Methyl bromide, which is still sometimes used as a termiticide, aerates more slowly and is an ozone depleter.’
  • ‘Carbon monoxide is an oxygen depleter and a major element of combustion.’
  • ‘Corn (and wheat for that matter) is a heavy nitrogen depleter and requires extensive fertilization to sustain it.’