Recent Examples of wrecking ball from the Web
With even lower temperatures forecast, the aqueduct had a crane and wrecking ball standing by to break up large chunks that could overwhelm the intake.
But some architects and preservationists are upset about the prospect of a wrecking ball tearing through it.
Many feared then that the world's first multi-purpose domed stadium - dubbed the Eighth Wonder of the World - for sporting events would face the wrecking ball.
And then there have been the actual upsets, wrecking balls that have been leaving gaping holes in the draw.
Slaton was wrecking ball through the line to bring Ralph Webb down for a 2-yard loss on second-and-1, and Sherit pressured Vandy QB Kyle Shurmur into an incompletion on third down.
Cyrus' Wrecking Ball video, for instance, showed her on a giant wrecking ball naked except for a pair of Dr. Martens.
This was the night the Yankees awoke what the wrecking ball had stilled.
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WRECKING BALL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wrecking ball for English Language Learners
: a large, heavy ball that is used to knock down buildings
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