destruct[di strukt′, dē′strukt′]
destruct definition by Webster's New World
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the deliberate destruction of a malfunctioning missile, rocket, etc. after its launch
Origin: back-formation ; from destruction
to be automatically destroyed
to destroy (a rocket, etc.) deliberately by remote control
destruct definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The intentional, usually remote-controlled destruction of a space vehicle, rocket, or missile after launching, as for defective performance or reasons of safety.verb de·struct·ed, de·struct·ing, de·structs verb, transitive
To destroy intentionally (a rocket or missile) after launch.verb, intransitive
Origin: Back-formation from destruction.