What is destruction?

  • (noun): A final state.
    Synonyms: end, death
    See also — Additional definitions below

Destruction

Destruction is the concept of damage to an object, system, or being. It may also refer to:

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Photograph Stability - Dye Destruction
... Dye destruction prints are the most archival color prints, at least among the wet chemical processes, and arguably among all processes ... The most well-known kind of dye destruction print is the Cibachrome, now known as Ilfochrome ...
Hyfrecator - Targets of Use
... of sebaceous gland disorders, electrocautery of bleeding, epilation, destruction of small cosmetically unwanted superficial veins, in certain types of plastic surgery, and many other dermatological tasks ... It may also be instrumental in the destruction of skin cancers such as basal cell carcinoma ... For larger amounts of tissue destruction, the hyfrecator may be used in multiple sessions in the same area or point, as for example to gradually reduce the size of a large subcutaneous ...
Sherman's Neckties
... Sherman's neckties were a railway-destruction tactic used in the American Civil War ... Since the Confederacy had limited supplies of iron, and few foundries to roll the rails, this destruction was very difficult to repair ... Not all rail destruction followed Sherman's order in May 1863, Arthur Fremantle wrote in his diary that near Jackson, Mississippi, he saw piles of bent rails on cold embers ...

More definitions of "destruction":

  • (noun): An event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something.
    Synonyms: demolition, wipeout
  • (noun): Termination by an act of destruction.
    Synonyms: devastation

Famous quotes containing the word destruction:

    Postmodernity is the simultaneity of the destruction of earlier values and their reconstruction. It is renovation within ruination.
    Jean Baudrillard (b. 1929)

    There are risks which are not acceptable: the destruction of humanity is one of them.
    Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921–1990)

    The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness than the destruction of millions of our fellow-beings.
    William Hazlitt (1778–1830)