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wrecking ball

Syllabification: wreck·ing ball
(also wrecker's ball)

Definition of wrecking ball in English:

noun

A heavy metal ball swung from a crane into a building to demolish it.
Example sentences
  • For safety reasons, the original plan to implode the buildings using explosives was abandoned and wrecking balls and machines were used in the demolition.
  • I watched the crane operator take a swing with the wrecking ball.
  • You can demolish a stone wall with a sledgehammer, and it's fairly easy to level a five-story building using excavators and wrecking balls.

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Word of the day sacerdotal
Pronunciation: ˌsasəˈdəʊt(ə)l
adjective
relating to priests or the priesthood; priestly