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Ruination Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    ruination n
  1. an irrecoverable state of devastation and destruction; "you have brought ruin on this entire family" [syn: ruin]
  2. an event that results in destruction [syn: ruin]
  3. failure that results in a loss of position or reputation [syn: downfall, ruin]
  4. destruction achieved by wrecking something [syn: laying waste, ruin, ruining, wrecking]
Ruination Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Ruination \Ru`in*a"tion\, n. [LL. ruinatio.] The act of ruining, or the state of being ruined.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Ruination'

Ruination is the name of several fictional characters in the various Transformers universes.

Ruination is the combined form of the Decepticon Commandos.

These five Transformers actually began life as Autobots, sent to Earth along with a sixth to lead them in a mission to reactivate the legendary Autobot battle station known as Fortress Maximus. However, their craft malfunctioned and crashed, and the six Autobots were entombed in protoform state, joining Fortress Maximus in slumber until their ship was unearthed by Megatron and his Predacons. Absconding with the Autobot protoforms right under Optimus Prime's nose, Megatron took them to a nearby military base, intending to scan alternate modes for them. Mega-Octane was the first to be reactivated, infused with a portion of Megatron's own spark energy to create the first of a new breed of Transformer that Megatron dubbed the "Decepticons." The other four members of the team followed, and eventually the sixth, Scourge, who took leadership of the team from Mega-Octane with a show of force.

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  • O-Line Review: run game ruination
    The Bucs' highly-anticipated running game - featuring an almost entirely new offensive line hand-picked for the team's new zone scheme, and built to show off the 'speed in space' of the Buccaneers deep running back unit - was finally unveiled to the world last Sunday... and, boy, what a dud that turned out to be. What's worse, though, is that i Read more on this news related to 'Ruination'
  • San Antonio’s New Opera Company Debuts In What Was Once “An Opera Town”
    “Success. Happiness. Disappointment. Ruination. Renewed hope. Those ingredients help turn opera plots. They also could apply to the history of opera in San Antonio, which has experienced cycles of lavish success punctuated by periods of dwindling audiences, inactivity followed by revived interest.” Read more on this news related to 'Ruination'
  • No Stone Untapped? Fight for Brewery Seems Pale Here
    by Ned Oliver Stone Brewing Co. announced last week that it was going to take longer than expected to choose a home for its planned East Coast brewery, a $31 million project that will bring jobs and prestige to the winning location. But while Richmond's two competitors for the project have been ramping up efforts to woo the makers of Arrogant Bastard Ale and R Read more on this news related to 'Ruination'

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