Definition of Demolitions

1. Noun. (plural of demolition) ¹



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Definition of Demolitions

1. demolition [n] - See also: demolition

Lexicographical Neighbors of Demolitions

demolike
demolish
demolished
demolisher
demolishers
demolishes
demolishing
demolishment
demolishments
demolisht
demolition
demolition derbies
demolition derby
demolitionist
demolitionists
demolitions
demology
demomaker
demomakers
demomaking
demon
demon-ridden
demoness
demonesses
demonetisation
demonetise
demonetised
demonetises
demonetising
demonetization

Literary usage of Demolitions

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Notes on Military Explosives by Erasmus Morgan Weaver (1912)
"In the case of deliberate demolitions, time is not an important factor in the ... In hasty demolitions, the saving of time is the controlling consideration. ..."

2. A Text-book on Field Fortification by Gustave Joseph Fiebeger (1912)
"CHAPTER IX MILITARY Demolitions A MILITARY demolition is the destruction by an ... Demolitions are of service in both defensive and offensive operations. ..."

3. Engineer Field Manual by United States Army. Corps of Engineers, United States War Dept (1912)
"PAKT V—FIELD FORTIFICATION, INCLUDING MINING AND Demolitions. 1. Fortification is the art of increasing hy engineering devices the fighting power of troops ..."

4. A Text-book of Military Engineering: For the Use of the Cadets of the United by Junius Brutus Wheeler, United States Military Academy (1883)
"Demolitions.—The term demolition, derived from the verb " to demolish," is applied to those acts in military operations which have for their object the ..."

5. Kos Between Hellenism and Rome: Studies on the Political, Institutional, and by Kostas Buraselis (2000)
"Left part of a white marble tablet, from demolitions in the city, ... White marble stele broken on the right and below, from demolitions in the city, ..."

6. The Engineer in War: With Special Reference to the Training of the Engineer by Paul Stanley Bond (1916)
"Also the demolitions should be carried no farther than military necessity ... Demolitions are frequently accomplished by the fire of high- explosive shells ..."

7. Journals Kept in France and Italy from 1848-1852: With a Sketch of the by Nassau William Senior (1871)
"Vast demolitions, principally in the space between the Louvre and the Tuileries, and near the Hôtel de Ville and St. Eustache ..."

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