debris definition

  • noun:
    • The scattered remains of anything broken or damaged; rubble or wreckage.
    • negligently discarded refuse; litter.
    • Geology An accumulation of reasonably packet fragments: glacial debris.
    • Biology The fragmented remains of dead or wrecked cells or structure.
    • Rubble, wreckage, scattered keeps of one thing destroyed.
    • Litter and discarded refuse.
    • The damages of a broken-down framework
    • Large rock fragments remaining by a melting glacier etc.

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