self-destroying

self-destroying

[¦self di¦strȯi·iŋ]
(ordnance)
In connection with a fuse or tracer, indicating that the projectile, rocket, or missile with which it is used will be destroyed in flight prior to ground impact in case the target is missed.
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When a public corporation such as LEC cries wolf, while self-destroying or stealing from itself, it is nothing but a disservice to the State and its people.
One country, however, found an effective way of dealing with than self-destroying malady.
Jean Tinguely's self-constructing and self-destroying piece "Homage to New York" was also created in cooperation with Kluver.
"It seems that in Cyprus in 2018 we are developing a tendency of self-destroying our tourist product, which is directly affected by such practices."
In addition, he highlighted a significant development in the movement of Emirati investments in the Egyptian market, especially after the announcement by a number of UAE companies about new investments in Egypt to cultivate 20 million palm trees and announcing a joint Egyptian--Emirati project to produce self-destroying syringes and promote a real estate project to establish 30,000 units.
And in this she clarifies the essential point, which is that existentialism was both a genuine philosophy, rooted in speculations that are of permanent significance, and also a way of life, in which ideas, feelings, and actions grew organically together in response to the peculiar condition of a self-destroying Europe.
These issues are like virus self-destroying. It threatens the political entity, people and the national spirit like a storm.
Kids driving without seat belts on a Saturday night are a self-destroying menace in a way middle-age women on a Tuesday morning are not.
One method being tried in Brazil is to release Aedes mosquitoes that are genetically modified to produce self-destroying offspring.
We are all at the edge of a battle; we may choose to fill our hearts and minds with self-destroying thoughts.
Berryman's poetry alternates the idea of the poet's role of preserver of unity in the compositional act and of the external modern life that he dramatizes according to his self-image of resentment, guilt and suffering: "Berryman's 'genius' consists not just of his self-admitted guilt, but also of 'blind resentment and bitterness against Fate, Humanity--which can find no proper object--that produces the self-destroying hysterical rage which a hundred times I have conquered and twice I didn't but slapped and beat myself.'" (Bove 1984: 107)
I find that the self-important and self-destroying world already penetrates too deeply.") In Blissett's letters, we learn more of his care for his mother and her death, his obsession with opera, and his extended family of colleagues.