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Synonyms of 'debris'

(noun) 
Definition
fragments of something destroyed
Seven vehicles were damaged by flying debris.
Synonyms
,
bits
,
pieces
,
waste
This country produces 10 million tonnes of toxic waste every year.
,
ruins
, ,
rubbish
unwanted household rubbish
,
fragments
,
litter
If you see litter in the corridor, pick it up.
,
rubble
Thousands of bodies are still buried under the rubble.
,
wreckage
Mark was dragged from the burning wreckage of his car.
, ,
detritus
burnt-out buildings, littered with the detritus of war
,
dross
recovering gold nuggets from dross

Additional synonyms

in the sense of detritus
Definition
debris
burnt-out buildings, littered with the detritus of war
Synonyms
in the sense of dross
Definition
the scum formed on the surfaces of molten metals
recovering gold nuggets from dross
Synonyms
in the sense of litter
Definition
small items of rubbish carelessly dropped in public places
If you see litter in the corridor, pick it up.
Synonyms
fragments,
shreds,
garbage (US),
grot (slang)

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