Debris - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dəˈbriː|  American pronunciation of the word debris
Brit.  |ˈdɛbriː|  British pronunciation of the word debris


- the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up (syn: detritus, dust, junk, rubble)


After the earthquake, rescuers began digging through the debris in search of survivors.

Everything was covered by dust and debris.

A massive effort will be required to clean up the debris.

Debris in the street made the going difficult.

Firefighters sifted through the debris.

Forensic experts carried out a painstaking search of the debris.

The bomb exploded, throwing bricks and debris into the air.

Removing the debris could cause the rest of the building to come tumbling down.

the dentist reamed out the debris in the course of the root canal treatment

the storm left the drivewaylittered with sticks nd debris

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