explosives, as when used to blow up bridges, etc
(as modifier): a demolitions expert
targets prepared for destruction by explosives
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How to use demolitions in a sentence
The Almanac also tells us it would be a good time to perform demolitions, if you had any of those planned.
Palestinians also face home demolitions, checkpoints, arrests of minors, and imprisonment without charges.In Ramallah and Washington, John Kerry Pays Lip Service to Palestinian Security | Matt Surrusco | December 10, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Pronouncing illegality, governments will often undertake demolitions of slum houses.
Broh was blamed for the demolitions, despite the fact that the Ministry of Public Works also played a key role.
We'd heard theories ranging from stray artillery fire, to demolitions detonated far beneath the city streets.The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks | Max Brooks | January 14, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
After all the demolitions of Totila, the ruin was not irretrievable.Theodoric the Goth | Thomas Hodgkin
Guardsman Jaeger fired his demolitions as he left, firing the screen generator with his last flare.Indirection | Everett B. Cole
Over the whole island, after these demolitions, the drift stratum was deposited.Summary Narrative of an Exploratory Expedition to the Sources of the Mississippi River, in 1820 | Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
In some of the earlier demolitions, however, in other parts of the empire the Pagans resisted, and in some cases successfully.Curiosities of Christian History | Croake James
But in general he lamented the demolitions and destructions which accompanied the triumphal march of commerce.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. II (of IV),--1857-1874 | Charles L. Graves