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
While the other officer looked through the wreckage, Oluvic looked for the driver.
Their bodies were found Saturday inside their white Chevy truck as rescuers for days painstakingly dug through the wreckage of the fallen pedestrian bridge at Florida International University.
Witnesses described hearing a loud boom and moments later, finding victims, including construction workers across the wreckage and people trapped in cars.
Rebel With a Pause Donetsk, Ukraine - A pro-Russian rebel stands guard February 26 while Ukrainian prisoners of war are forced to search through the wreckage of Donetsk’s airport for weapons and bodies.
Witnesses described a chaotic rescue operation in a football field near the Tribhuvan International Airport, as rescue personnel and soldiers from the Nepal's army pulled survivors from the wreckage and a thick plume of black smoke covered the sky.
Aside from the monument, visitors can also see pieces of the wreckage and the plane’s propeller on display at the Chase County Historical Museum & Library.
On Friday, the veteran firefighter joined a team scouring through the wreckage of the latest disaster.
Amid the chaos, a driver hoping to avoid the wreckage veered into Hepburn’s bicycle, tossing him to the ground, attorney Matt Morgan said at a news conference Monday.
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First Known Use of wreckage
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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