dem·o·li·tion (dĕm′ə-lĭshən, dē′mə-)
1. The act or process of wrecking or destroying, especially destruction by explosives.
2. demolitions Explosives, especially when designed or used as weapons.
[French démolition, from Latin dēmōlītiō, dēmōlītiōn-, from dēmōlīrī, to demolish; see DEMOLISH.]
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