Definitions for rubbleˈrʌb əl or, for 3,4 , ˈru bəl
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debris, dust, junk, rubble, detritus(noun)
the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
The broken remains of an object, usually rock or masonry.
water-worn or rough broken stones; broken bricks, etc., used in coarse masonry, or to fill up between the facing courses of walls
rough stone as it comes from the quarry; also, a quarryman's term for the upper fragmentary and decomposed portion of a mass of stone; brash
a mass or stratum of fragments or rock lying under the alluvium, and derived from the neighboring rock
the whole of the bran of wheat before it is sorted into pollard, bran, etc
Origin: [From an assumed Old French dim. of robe See Rubbish.]
Rubble is broken stone, of irregular size, shape and texture. Rubble naturally found in the soil is known also as 'brash'. Where present, it becomes more noticeable when the land is ploughed or worked.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The rubble is gone.
You can't see earthquake rubble anywhere.
I am nervous. It is painful to see my classroom in rubble.
This is an opportunity, you can't see earthquake rubble anywhere.
Civilization -- a heap of rubble scavenged by scrawny English Lit. vultures.
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- rubo, ŝtonetaroEsperanto
- décombres, débrisFrench
- calcinacci, macerie, detritiItalian
- escombros, entulhoPortuguese
- обломок, щебеньRussian
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