demolition demolition  /ˌdɛ mə ˈlɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
  2. (n) the act of demolishing

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. At the Delaware County Fair in New York state, demolition derby entrants crash their clunkers on the muddy track of the grandstand.
  2. They were destroyed in a planned, controlled demolition.
  3. In Japan, the demolition of a home signifies the passing of a tradition.

News

  1. Demolition Set To Begin Tomorrow In Grand Traverse Bay

    Work starts tomorrow on the demolition of several buildings along Grand Traverse Bay where a waterfront park is being built. Officials from Grand Traverse County's Acme Township completed the purchase
    on June 17, 2013     Source: 9&10 News Cadillac

  2. Demolition of industrial buildings in Yardley begins, developer of Magnet site given green light for minor changes to ...

    YARDLEY BOROUGH – Borough officials called the demolition of the crumbling industrial buildings at 25 acre former U.S. Magnet and Alloy Company site on North Main Street "a wish come true."
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Yardley News

  3. Demolition of Owego Elementary School has begun

    Demolition of the Owego Elementary School began on Monday and following a brief press conference delivered by Dr. Bill Russell, Owego-Apalachin superintendent. The 9 a.m. press conference outlined the demolition plans, and welcomed those who came by to s
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Daily & Sunday Review

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Quotes

  1. "I thought last week was horrendous," Jeff Burton said. "I thought the behavior shown last week from driver to driver was completely unacceptable. If our sport is going to become that, then we need to change it from racing to demolition cars...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Jeff Burton Source: The Associated Press

  2. "I have said before that the eviction of families and demolition of homes in east Jerusalem is not in keeping with Israeli obligations," Clinton told reporters at a Washington press conference alongside Jordanian counterpart Nasser Judeh....
    on Aug 3, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: AFP

  3. McEwan said he realizes the process of adaptation is "a kind of demolition job."
    on Jan 12, 2008 By: Ian McEwan Source: USA Today

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