Examples of wreckage in a Sentence
Workers sifted through the wreckage of the building, searching for bodies.
They cleared the wreckage from the track.
Recent Examples of wreckage from the Web
The first image that many Cubans saw of the accident was a photo of Mr. Diaz-Canel, grim-faced and striding through the wreckage in shirtsleeves.
Most important, there were 26 hours of audio straight from El Faro’s bridge, preserved on a black box and retrieved from the wreckage nearly three miles underwater by a robot submarine.
The 40-year-old woman in the Touareg, who is from Bristol, R.I., had to be extricated from the wreckage of her car, according to the Swansea Fire Department.
Fire rescue officials said the Nissan driver was freed from the wreckage and taken to Broward Health Medical Center with critical injuries.
The apartment itself was a shell, walls blasted open to the street on three sides, floors piled with wreckage.
That evidence includes Spanish and U.S. silver coins that date up until the time of the wreck, along with wreckage that closely parallels survivor’s stories of a starboard boiler explosion that sank the ship in 45 minutes.
Investigators in Cuba sifting through the wreckage of the country's worst aviation disaster in three decades.
Authorities have not been able to determine whether the wreckage is that of a twin-engine Beechcraft Duchess that did not land at Ramona Airport when expected on Thursday.
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WRECKAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wreckage for English Language Learners
: the broken parts of a vehicle, building, etc., that has been badly damaged or destroyed
WRECKAGE Defined for Kids
Definition of wreckage for Students
- I therefore set out … to search for whatever wreckage the waves had washed ashore.
- —Scott O'Dell, Island of the Blue Dolphins
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