self-destruction


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self-destruction

[¦self di¦strək·shən]
(ordnance)
The event, due to fuse or tracer action without outside stimulus when provided for in the design, in which the fuse or tracer effects projectile or missile destruction, after flight to a range greater than that of the target.
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Delivery of antihail missiles with ranges of fields at the point of self-destruction in X 6000-6500 m elevation at 55 and 0 meters above sea level;2.
It is this belief, argues Dupuy, that constitutes our future (salvation) beyond self-destruction.
The re-induction of Narendra Modi to the BJP's Parliamentary Board will cause self-destruction of the BJP," Sibal told media on the second entry of Modi to the BJP core group.
The framework he uses for his analysis is borrowed from the study of irrational processes and self-destruction in organizations.
Parading the Carling Cup before Thursday's UEFA Cup defeat by PSV Eindhoven was a dozy idea and always looked likely to see the Spurs go marching on to self-destruction.
Dykstra's argument behind mutual self-destruction is that we are so self-focused in our lives, we fail to see past our own issues, making it difficult to be a faith-filled Christian congregation.
But while Ralf managed fifth on the grid in Hungary last time and Trulli is a consummate onelap performer, they have flattered to deceive before and it's very difficult to see them spoiling the big four's party unless we see more self-destruction of the type that cost Alonso and Massa in Budapest.
Then to my relief I discovered that the warning of self-destruction appeared in the Journal of Feline Medicine.
But if some of the darker theories surrounding his death prove to be true, the sport risks self-destruction
Yes, it will be messy for awhile, and yes, all the neighbors, particularly Israel, will be nervous for awhile, but in the end we have to trust that the Iraqis will opt for survival over self-destruction and build a better country, now free of Saddam.
Making Smith's self-destruction all the more pathetic is that for so long it served as popular entertainment.
However, trouble still brews, and the Mayan prophecy might be used to bring about humanity's self-destruction.