Dem`o*li"tion [L. demolitio, fr. demoliri: cf. F. d'emolition. See Demolish.]

The act of overthrowing, pulling down, or destroying a pile or structure; destruction by violence; utter overthrow; -- opposed to construction; as, the demolition of a house, of military works, of a town, or of hopes.


© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.