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destructions, plural;
  1. The action or process of causing so much damage to something that it no longer exists or cannot be repaired
    • - the destruction of the library in Alexandria
    • - the avalanche left a trail of destruction
  2. The action or process of killing or being killed
    • - the wanton destruction of human life
  3. The ruination or ending of a system or state of affairs
    • - the destruction of a traditional way of life
  4. A cause of someone's ruin
    • - gambling was his destruction

  1. the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists
  2. an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
  3. end: a final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"
  4. (destructive) causing destruction or much damage; "a policy that is destructive to the economy"; "destructive criticism"
  5. Destruction is one of the Endless, fictional characters from Neil Gaiman's comic book series The Sandman.
  6. The Elder Scrolls (abbreviated as TES) is a role-playing video game series developed by Bethesda Softworks.
  7. Destruction is an EP by the German thrash metal group Destruction. It was the first album made by the band after Schmier left in 1991. The period without Schmier is often called "Neo-Destruction". This album is the first of the three "Neo-Destruction" albums.
  8. Destruction is a 1915 silent drama film directed by Will S. Davis and starring Theda Bara. The film is now considered to be lost.
  9. The act of destroying; The results of a destructive event
  10. (destructive) An act of demolishing, damaging, or probing any system, structure, or component, or to dismantle any system or component that would not be taken apart by an ordinary person in the course of normal maintenance.
  11. A destructive procedure is one that modifies its arguments. Since the only data type in this book that can be modified is the vector, all destructive procedures call vector-set!.
  12. (Destructive) (Evil): The intent is to either destroy the target, disrupt the target's ability to function properly, or compromise for ransacking/spring boarding. This may manifest itself in a web page defacement, a DOS attack or the stealing of sensitive data for personal gain. ...
  13. (Destructive) to dream you are a detective represents your search for hidden aspects of self or the truth in a situation. If being followed you will be put under scrutiny.
  14. (VIII. Destructive) Damage slight in specially designed structures; considerable in ordinary substantial buildings with partial collapse. Damage great in poorly built structures. Fall of chimneys, factory stacks, columns, monuments, walls. Heavy furniture moved.
  15. (destructive) adj. (of an operator) capable of modifying some program-visible aspect of one or more objects that are either explicit arguments to the operator or that can be obtained directly or indirectly from the global environment by the operator.
  16. Refers to deliberate demolition of a building or site. To be applied only when article covers 1) the subject of destruction or 2) a situation in which a building or site has already been destroyed.
  17. Physical destruction or removal of personal identifiers from information so that the information is no longer personally identifiable.
  18. Disposal of classified material by prescribed procedures.
  19. The National Archives authorises disposal of Commonwealth records (including destruction) for the purposes of the Archives Act 1983. Destruction should be carried out by an approved method such as shredding or, in the case of electronic records, rendering them unreadable. ...
  20. A condition when the ability of a critical infrastructure to provide its customers an expected upon level of products and services is negated. Typically a permanent condition. An infrastructure is considered destroyed when its level of performance is zero. ...
  21. "Destruction means the complete destruction of articles or merchandise to the extent that they have no commercial value. Any residue from the destruction within a zone, which is determined to be without commercial value, may be removed to Customs territory for disposal. [19 CFR 146.52(e)]"
  22. In Job 26:6, Job 28:22 (Heb. abaddon ) is sheol, the realm of the dead.
  23. overcoming, or liberation from, evil things through their d.; samuccheda-pahána or samuccheda-vimutti; s. pahána.
  24. With the increased cost of identity theft, corporate scandals and privacy concerns, the destruction of both paper and electronic documents has become increasingly important to manage. ...
  25. Trucker slang for road construction as in "Seem's like all the roads in Pennsylvania are always under destruction."