(?), n. [L., from destruere. See Destroy, and cf. Destroyer.] 1. A destroyer. [R.]
[1913 Webster]

Fire, the destructor and the artificial death of things.
[1913 Webster]

2. 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.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. (Computers) in object-oriented programming, a function which destroys an object which was previously created by a different function.


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