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Meaning of DEBRIS

Pronunciation:  du'bree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 

 

 

 

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