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destructor

[di′strək·tər]
(ordnance)
An explosive device used intentionally by the control center to destroy a missile after launching. Also known as destruct system.

destructor

(programming)
A function provided by a class in C++ and some other object-oriented languages to delete an object, the inverse of a constructor.
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Sensitization to Lepidoglyphus destructor, Tyrophagus putrescentiae, and Acarus siro in patients allergic to house dust mites (Dermatophagoides spp.
2000) realizaram testes "in vitro" com oleos essenciais no controle do Varroa destructor e verificaram que muitos deles tem reduzida toxidade para as abelhas, alem do baixo custo na aplicacao.
Singapore ant, Monomorium destructor, the kind of ant you'd expect to find in a B-grade sci-fi movie, infests houses in northern Australia and also on islands south of the main island of Palau, where it especially likes to get into electricity sockets and chew through wire insulation.
We are missing a destructor at the back," said John.
There are concerns that the yabby, Cherax destructor, introduced to Western Australia from Victoria in 1932, may prey on hatchlings of the rare freshwater turtle at two neighbouring nature reserves, Ellen Brook and Twin Swamps, near Perth airport.
Internet Trace Destructor - protects privacy on the Internet by removing history files, cache, cookies, and more.
Our century has been the great destructor of that, "or "Nature: once a touchstone of truth for the romantics.
The author provides a folkloristic interpretation of Glyndwr as trickster, escapist, social outlaw -- the noble robber as Robin Hood or Twm Sion Cati -- destructor, avenger, magician and wizard, and international folk hero.
Vilified all down the decades by those who, in their blithesome ignorance and for their own conceits, have cast him in an evil role, the guilty male destructor, abandoner of the striving poetess and mother - latter-day sainted feminist icon - Hughes has kept silent as the Heptonstall grave.
TOKYO -- Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced that it has supplied an ozone water treatment system comprising an ozone generator, a contact tank and an off-ozone gas destructor to the Hanshin Water Supply Authority's Amagasaki Waterworks, which supplies purified water to the cities of Kobe, Amagasaki, Nishinomiya and Ashiya.
Bee health took a dramatic downward turn after Varroa Destructor entered the country and infested bee colonies.
Preliminary results indicate that we have the ability to identify the presence of some of the most common factors that impact on the health of a colony, such as the Varroa destructor mite and the Nosema apis parasite.