demolition definition

  • noun:
    • The work or means of wrecking or destroying, particularly destruction by explosives.
    • Explosives, particularly when designed or used as tools.
    • the action of demolishing or destroying, particularly of buildings or other frameworks
    • The work of overthrowing, pulling straight down, or destroying a pile or construction; destruction by assault; complete overthrow; -- in opposition to building.
    • The act of overthrowing, pulling straight down, or destroying, as a structure; for this reason, destruction or spoil generally speaking: because, the demolition of a residence or of military works; the demolition of a theory.
    • In French law, abatement; annulment: since, an action in demolition of a servitude or a nuisance.
    • the work of demolishing
    • a meeting (or the results of a meeting) that completely ruins some thing
    • The act or process of wrecking or destroying, particularly destruction by explosives.
    • Explosives, particularly when designed or made use of as weapons.
    • the activity of demolishing or destroying, specifically of buildings or any other structures
    • The act of overthrowing, pulling straight down, or destroying a pile or construction; destruction by physical violence; complete overthrow; -- opposed to building.
    • The work of overthrowing, pulling down, or destroying, as a structure; thus, destruction or ruin generally: since, the demolition of a home or of armed forces works; the demolition of a theory.
    • In French legislation, abatement; annulment: as, an action in demolition of a servitude or a nuisance.
    • the act of demolishing
    • a meeting (or even the consequence of an event) that entirely damages some thing

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