The action or process of demolishing or being demolished
the monument was saved from demolition
An overwhelming defeat
destruction: an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
the act of demolishing
Demolition is the tearing-down of buildings and other structures, the opposite of construction. Demolition contrasts with deconstruction, which involves taking a building apart while carefully preserving valuable elements for re-use.
Demolition was the first album by Australian heavy metal band Dungeon. It featured mainly demo-quality tracks, four of which had been remixed from a previous demo with added bass lines from Justin Sayers and a cover of Blondie's "Call Me". ...
Demolition is the first studio album by British heavy metal band, Girlschool. It was released in Europe on Bronze Records in 1980, with the catalogue number Bronze BRON 534. Vic Maile produced. The tour included high-profile support slots to Black Sabbath and Uriah Heep.
Demolition is British heavy metal band Judas Priest's 14th studio album. It is the second and final studio album to feature Tim 'Ripper' Owens on vocals. ...
Demolition is a professional wrestling tag team most prominent during the late 1980s / early 1990s in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) made up of Ax (Bill Eadie), Smash (Barry Darsow), and later Crush (Brian Adams). ...
Demolition is the third studio album by alt-country singer-songwriter Ryan Adams, released on September 24, 2002 on Lost Highway. The album comprises tracks from Adams' unreleased studio albums, The Suicide Handbook, The Pinkheart Sessions and 48 Hours. ...
"Demolition" was the pilot episode for British sitcom The Young Ones. It was written by Ben Elton, Rik Mayall and Lise Mayer, and directed by Paul Jackson. ...
Demolition is a 2005 television series from Channel 4, which can be seen as being the reverse of the BBC's 2003 series Restoration. The public were encouraged to vote for buildings which they want demolished and replaced, with 12 buildings making The Dirty Dozen.
Dismantling or razing of all or part of an existing improvement.
The destruction and removal of an acquired property as a means to eliminate future damages from natural hazards.
means wrecking, razing, leveling, dismantling, or burning of a structure, making the structure permanently uninhabitable or unusable in part or whole. ...
The razing, destruction, or dismantling of an historic resource to the degree that its historic character is substantially obliterated.
Wrecking, intentional burning, moving or dismantling of any load-bearing structural member, or portion thereof, of a building or facility. This includes any related cutting, disjointing, stripping, or removal of structural elements (see renovation). ...
the destruction of structures, facilities, or materials by use of fire, water, explosives, machines, or other means
Removal of old fixtures and structures before new renovation can begin
means the doing of anything in the removal of a building or any material part thereof. (Ontario Fire Code 1996)
Undergoing major changes; a breakdown of old attitudes and approaches
Destruction of the pawn structure protecting the hostile king's by way of a sacrifice.
The intentional destruction of all or part of a structure.
Coverage An optional coverage with some fire policies that provides for the cost of demolishing portions of a building still intact after a fire or explosion. Such demolition is sometimes required by ordinance for safety reasons or by the building code in connection with rebuilding.
The systematic deconstruction of a property's improvements, usually by manual or mechanical means. Since it usually includes buildings, site work, etc and the possible hazards and contaminants that could be present, there are numerous steps that need to take place prior to the removal of a ...
The act of ruining completely.
300 buildings were demolished including more than 100 homes.