Definitions for wrecking

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  1. razing, wrecking(noun)

    the event of a structure being completely demolished and leveled

  2. laying waste, ruin, ruining, ruination, wrecking(noun)

    destruction achieved by causing something to be wrecked or ruined

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  1. Wrecking

    of Wreck

  2. Wrecking

    a. & n. from Wreck, v

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  1. Wrecking

    Wrecking is the practice of taking valuables from a shipwreck which has foundered near or close to shore. Often an unregulated activity of opportunity in coastal communities, wrecking has been subjected to increasing regulation and evolved into what is now known as marine salvage. Wrecking is no longer economically significant; however, as recently as the 19th century in some parts of the world, it was the mainstay of otherwise economically marginal coastal communities.

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