destroyer : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a small fast lightly armored but heavily armed warship
- n a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to
a destroyer of the environment
- From the bridge of the racing, rolling destroyer-minesweeper Hobson, the air craft carrier Wasp was simply a dark bulk 3,000 yards off to the left, against the mid-Atlantic night.
- Tank-destroyer men say that fighting tanks with tanks is like pitting bombers against each other.
- The destroyer did not try to outrace her pursuers; with a top speed of 33 knots, she could not have done so anyway.
- Mother Teresa in MSU State News
And while some may think there are issues with higher precedence this election, I would like to remind them what Mother Teresa said: "The greatest destroyer of peace today is abortion because it is a war against the child - a direct killing of the...
- Barack Obama in AFP
This is a smart thing to do. We have to get beyond this point -- where we think that somehow being smart on energy is a job destroyer -- in fact it is a job creator,Obama said, after a roundtable with local business people.
- Mike Rann in Sydney Morning Herald
They announced plans to dredge their port back in early 2002, but they haven't got cracking with it,Mr Rann said. "We've actually finished ours - we started dredging Port Adelaide in 2005, just after we won the Air Warfare Destroyer...