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debris

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1 discarded or useless material
  • the unsightly debris left after mining operations had ceased

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2 the portion or bits of something left over or behind after it has been destroyed
  • the demolition workers cleared away all of the debris from the demolished building

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The first known use of debris was in 1708

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“Debris.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/debris. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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