de·​struc·​ti·​ble | \ di-ˈstrək-tə-bəl How to pronounce destructible (audio) \

Definition of destructible

: capable of being destroyed

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destructibility \ di-​ˌstrək-​tə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce destructibility (audio) \ noun

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The environment is destructible, so Faden can toss staplers, paperwork, and office chairs around with abandon. Matthew Gault, Time, "'Control' Feels Like What Would Happen if David Lynch Made a Video Game," 5 Sep. 2019 Adding to this list of combat priorities was the introduction of destructible demons. Evan Lewis,, "E3 2019: DOOM Eternal hands-on impressions," 10 June 2019 The presser opened with Battlefield V, set during World War II, which will have heavily destructible environments and a Battle Royale Mode a la Fortnite. Julie Muncy, WIRED, "The Biggest Surprises (and Missed Opportunities) of the E3 Press Conferences," 12 June 2018 The exclusive track was recorded onto an album made of clay from the Cognac region's chalky soil, then stored inside of an entry-less safe that is only destructible if submerged in water and accessible only by a timer set for 2117. Amber Elliott, Houston Chronicle, "Slim Thug and Houston's party people toast LOUIS XIII Cognac and Pharrell Williams' song "100 Years"," 5 Mar. 2018 Some let players fight atop hoverboards while others have destructible columns that block field of view. Gieson Cacho, The Mercury News, "Preview: ‘Arms’ is another unique Nintendo take to a fighting game," 18 May 2017 The game features a cast of stylized Square characters compiled by Tetsuya Nomura, semi-destructible environments, decently sized and varied battle arenas, and a surprisingly good camera. Wired Staff, WIRED, "Hands-On With Dissidia Final Fantasy," 28 Dec. 2007 Things like increased draw distances in Minecraft or destructible environments in Gears of War 4 provide definite improvements over those same games running on the original Xbox One. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, "First impressions: Xbox One X doesn’t quite bring the “wow!” factor," 13 June 2017

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First Known Use of destructible

circa 1755, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of destructible was circa 1755

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