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Definitions of demolition

  1. an event or the result of an event that destroys something Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of demolishing Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. The act of overthrowing, pulling down, or destroying a pile or structure; destruction by violence; utter overthrow; - opposed to construction; as, the demolition of a house, of military works, of a town, or of hopes. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The act or process of tearing down or destroying; destruction. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. The act of pulling down: ruin: destruction. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Act of demolishing; destruction. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. The act of demolishing; destruction. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. The act of demolishing; ruin or destruction. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. The act of overthrowing; destruction. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. The act of overthrowing, pulling down, or destroying a pile or structure; destruction by violence; utter overthrow; -- opposed to construction; as, the demolition of a house, of military works, of a town, or of hopes. mso.anu.edu.au
  12. n. [Latin] Act of pulling down, or destroying a pile or structure; ruin; destruction. Cabinet Dictionary
  13. The act of overthrowing buildings; destruction. Complete Dictionary
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