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Meaning of DEBRIS

Pronunciation:  du'bree

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up

DEBRIS is a 6 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: detritus, dust, junk, rubble
 See Also: rubbish, trash



Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Driftwood and detritus (leaves, trash, etc.) carried or deposited by a stream.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: afterglow, afterimage, alluvion, alluvium, balance, breccia, butt, butt end, candle ends, chaff, clamjamfry, deposit, detritus, diluvium, dregs, drift, dross, dust, end, fag end, filings, fossil, garbage, grain, granule, granulet, gravel, grit, holdover, husks, junk, leavings, leftovers, litter, loess, lumber, moraine, odds and ends, offal, offscourings, orts, parings, raff, rags, refuse, relics, remainder, remains, remnant, residue, residuum, rest, riffraff, roach, rubbish, rubble, ruins, rump, sand, sawdust, scourings, scrap, scraps, scree, sediment, shadow, shavings, shingle, shoddy, silt, sinter, straw, stubble, stump, survival, sweepings, trace, trash, truck, vestige, waste