stru-, struct-, -structure, -struction, -structive
(Latin: to build, to build up; to pile; to construct; to place together, to arrange)
2. Items or objects that are subject to destruction: "Many kinds of destructibilities exist for fragile objects; especially, those made of glass, thin plastic coverings, or other things that are made of less than solid materials."
2. Breakable and injuring beyond repair or renewal; to demolish; ruin; annihilate.
"Wars often result in death and widespread destruction."
"It was one of the most destructive storms in recent memory."
It usually occurs when there are too many producers of a product that prices are driven down to the point where no one makes a profit.
It can also happen if a single producer is significantly wealthier than other producers and can afford to cut prices drastically until the other producers are driven out of business.2. The result of businesses which strive to benefit when an individual, a group, or an organism damages or eliminates competing individuals, groups and/or even organisms and which opposes the desire for mutual survival.
In this situation, success of one group is dependent on the failure of the other competing groups.
2. That which is intended to damage or to hurt rather than be helpful or instructive: "Criticism should not be destructive, but instead it should be constructive."
2. Causing a break down or a disassembly, to reduce something to useless fragments, a useless form, or remains; by rending, burning, or dissolving.
2. Tending to overthrow, to disprove, or to discredit.
3. Causing chaos, destruction, or wanting to cause damage.
2. A furnace or "a full refuse destructor" in which the more solid constituents of sewage are burnt.
3. Destructors are often constructed so as to utilize refuse as fuel.
The first known example of a systematic incineration of urban solid wastes; a system burning mixed waste and producing steam to generate electricity, was put into operation in Nottingham, England in 1874.
Some of its functions include the formulation of technical standards, dissemination of marketing data, standardization of sizes, and the maintenance of contact with government agencies in matters relating to the electronics industry.
The association was originally known as the Radio Manufacturers Association, RMA (1924-1950), Radio-Television Manufacturers Association, RTMA (1950-1953), and later as the Radio-Electronics-Television Manufacturers Association or RETMA (1953-1957).
2. An arrangement of electrons in an atom, molecule, or solid, specified by their wave functions, energy levels, or quantum numbers.
3. The arrangement of the electron orbitals in an atom or molecule, often described in terms of he quantum numbers, energy levels, or wave-functions.