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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Destructor  \De*struct"or\,  n. 
  A  furnace  or  oven  for  the  burning  or  carbonizing  of  refuse; 
  specif.  (Sewage  Disposal),  a  furnace  (called  in  full 
 
  {refuse  destructor})  in  which  the  more  solid  constituents  of 
  sewage  are  burnt.  Destructors  are  often  so  constructed  as 
  to  utilize  refuse  as  fuel. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Destructor  \De*struc"tor\,  n.  [L.,  from  destruere  See 
  {Destroy},  and  cf  {Destroyer}.] 
  A  destroyer.  [R.] 
 
  Fire,  the  destructor  and  the  artificial  death  of 
  things  --Boyle. 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  destructor 
 
    A  {function}  provided  by  a  {class}  in  {C++}  and 
  some  other  {object-oriented  languages}  to  delete  an  object, 
  the  inverse  of  a  {constructor}. 
 
  (1998-04-28) 
 
 




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