Definition of teardown in English:


Line breaks: tear|down
Pronunciation: /ˈtɛːdaʊn


US informal
1An act of completely dismantling something: an engine teardown
1.1A house in good repair bought for the express purpose of demolishing it and building a larger one on the same plot: a $2 million teardown
1.2An act of demolishing a teardown house: every teardown has an impact on the look and feel of a community
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  • Based on Greenwich demolition applications submitted since July 1, Mr. Marr projects 35 percent fewer residential teardowns will happen in his city this year.
  • Larger building systems will also require significant setup and teardown and may require modifications to existing building systems.

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