Definitions for debrisdəˈbri, ˈdeɪ bri; esp. Brit. ˈdɛb ri
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
de•brisdəˈbri, ˈdeɪ bri; esp. Brit. ˈdɛb ri(n.)
the remains of anything destroyed; ruins; rubble.
Geol. accumulated loose fragments of rock.
Origin of debris:
1700–10; < F débris, der. of débriser to break up (in pieces); see bruise )
debris, dust, junk, rubble, detritus(noun)
the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
debris(noun)əˈbri, ˈdeɪ bri; esp. Brit. ˈdɛb ri
pieces left after sth is destroyed
debris from the plane crash
Rubble, wreckage, scattered remains of something destroyed.
Litter and discarded refuse.
The ruins of a broken-down structure
Large rock fragments left by a melting glacier etc.
Origin: From débris, itself from dé- + bris, or from debriser, from debrisier, itself from de- + brisier, of origin, from *, from brestanan, from bhrest-. Cogante with bristan, berstan. More at burst.
broken and detached fragments, taken collectively; especially, fragments detached from a rock or mountain, and piled up at the base
rubbish, especially such as results from the destruction of anything; remains; ruins
Debris or débris is rubble, wreckage, ruins, litter and discarded garbage/refuse/trash, scattered remains of something destroyed, discarded, or as in geology, large rock fragments left by a melting glacier etc. Depending on context, debris can refer to a number of different things.
Translations for debris
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the remains of something broken, destroyed etc
The fireman found a corpse among the debris.
- puin, oorblyfsels, wrakstukkeAfrikaans
- destroçosPortuguese (BR)
- Trümmer (pl.)German
- ruiner; brokker; stumperDanish
- συντρίμμια, ερείπιαGreek
- krhotine, ruševineCroatian
- rústir, brakIcelandic
- nuolaužos, griuvėsiaiLithuanian
- drupas; gruvešiLatvian
- ruiner, brokker, resterNorwegian
- 碎片，瓦礫堆Chinese (Trad.)
- руїни; уламкиUkrainian
- کسی تباہ شدہ چیز کا ملبہUrdu
- khoản nợVietnamese
- 碎片，瓦砾堆Chinese (Simp.)
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