Definition of Destruction fire

1. Noun. Fire delivered for the sole purpose of destroying material objects.

Generic synonyms: Fire, Firing



Lexicographical Neighbors of Destruction Fire

destroyer minesweepers
destroyers
destroyest
destroyeth
destroyin'
destroying
destroying angel
destroys
destruct
destructed
destructibility
destructible
destructibleness
destructing
destruction
destruction fire (current term)
destruction permit
destructionist
destructionists
destructions
destructive
destructive-metabolic(a)
destructive criticism
destructive distillation
destructive metabolism
destructively
destructiveness
destructivities
destructivity
destructor

Literary usage of Destruction fire

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

1. The War of the Future in the Light of the Lessons of the World War by Friedrich von Bernhardi (1921)
"If this attack is to be beaten off the first requirement is that the tanks should be exposed to an intense destruction fire during their advance, ..."

2. ... The History of the 33rd Division, A.E.F., by Frederick Louis Huidekoper by Frederic Louis Huidekoper (1921)
"(3) The division will penetrate the hostile second position where it will halt 30 minutes under cover of standing barrage and destruction fire, ..."

3. Illinois in the World War by Illinois State Historical Library (1921)
"(3) The division will penetrate the hostile second position where it will halt 30 minutes under cover of standing barrage and destruction fire, ..."

4. History of Europe from the Fall of Napoleon in 1815 to the Accession of by Archibald Alison (1855)
"•who immediately joined them, and set the building on destruction fire; another went to the new jail, which was also forced ° prope y' open, the prisoners ..."

5. Quarterly of the National Fire Protection Association by National Fire Protection Association (1896)
"... with the standards, they point directions by which corrective measures should be applied to stop similar destruction. Fire records alone give only part ..."

6. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1906)
"... were a fire to break out around them there is nothing save a sheet of glass between these buildings and destruction. Fire-proof, forsooth ? ..."

7. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... as darkness is of death and destruction. Fire, the most mysterious and impressive of the elements, the giver of light and of all the good things of life ..."

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