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wrecker

re ker

  • n  someone who demolishes or dismantles buildings as a job
  • n  someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks
  • n  a truck equipped to hoist and pull wrecked cars (or to remove cars from no-parking zones)

  • Expert Red wreckers had placed dozens of small liquid air cartridges in the towering granite walls of Moscow's largest church, the Cathedral of the Christ Redeemer (capacity, 10 .
  • One of poshlost's favorite breeding places has always been the Art Exhibition; there it is produced by so-called sculptors working with the tools of wreckers, building .
  • In 2003, under cover of night, he unexpectedly dispatched wreckers to demolish Meigs Field, a tiny downtown business airport that he called a security risk but preservationists had .
News & Articles

  • Man razing home briefly trapped when wrecker falls into basement
    A man razing a home in the 9300 block of East 69th Street was briefly trapped when the wrecker he was in partially fell through the basement.
    June 12, 2013 - KMBC-TV Kansas City
  • Small Lifestyle Change Has Big Impact on Reducing Risk of Highly Feared Strokes
    June 6, 2013 – Most senior citizens are usually battling one health threat or another, but, there are certain ailments that are more feared than others. Alzheimer’s, the mind-destroyer, always ranks first. But right up there with it is another mind-wrecker - stroke. A new study, however, offers encouragement that seniors can make just small changes in their lifestyle and make a big reduction in ...
    June 6, 2013 - Senior Journal
Quotes

  • Tony Stewart in Hartford Courant
    The first one was just like taking the weight of the world off your shoulders,Stewart said after winning Sunday. "We talked about it two years ago. When you grow up 45 miles from here, a period of my life when I was driving a wrecker for a...
  • Angelina Jolie in Reality TV World
    I've been painted as the Wicked Witch of the West and a marriage wrecker,Jolie said. "But all I've ever been to Brad is a shoulder to cry on."

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