What does razing mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. razing, wreckingnoun

    the event of a structure being completely demolished and leveled

  2. razing, leveling, tearing down, demolishingnoun

    complete destruction of a building

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  1. razing

    Demolition (also known as razing, cartage, and wrecking) is the science and engineering in safely and efficiently tearing down of buildings and other artificial structures. Demolition contrasts with deconstruction, which involves taking a building apart while carefully preserving valuable elements for reuse purposes. For small buildings, such as houses, that are only two or three stories high, demolition is a rather simple process. The building is pulled down either manually or mechanically using large hydraulic equipment: elevated work platforms, cranes, excavators or bulldozers. Larger buildings may require the use of a wrecking ball, a heavy weight on a cable that is swung by a crane into the side of the buildings. Wrecking balls are especially effective against masonry, but are less easily controlled and often less efficient than other methods. Newer methods may use rotational hydraulic shears and silenced rock-breakers attached to excavators to cut or break through wood, steel, and concrete. The use of shears is especially common when flame cutting would be dangerous. The tallest planned demolition of a building was the 52-storey 270 Park Avenue in New York City, which was built in 1960 and torn down in 2019–2021 to be replaced by 270 Park Avenue.

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  1. razing

    Razing refers to the act of completely destroying a building or a structure to the ground, often in a planned and controlled manner. This can be done for various reasons such as making space for new construction, or eliminating structures that are decrepit or hazardous. Razing can involve different methods including demolition, dismantling, or burning.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of razing in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of razing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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