English Vietnamese dictionary
- danh từ
- mảnh vỡ, mảnh vụn
- vôi gạch đổ nát
Advanced English dictionary
+ noun [U]
1 pieces of wood, metal, brick, etc. that are left after sth has been destroyed: Emergency teams are still clearing the debris from the plane crash. + Several people were injured by flying debris in the explosion.
2 (written or formal) pieces of material that are not wanted and rubbish/garbage that are left somewhere: Clear away leaves and other garden debris from the pond. + the debris of their lunch
She was hit on the head by flying debris.
| food, plant, rock
These worms feed on plant debris.
| garden, industrial, volcanic
piece | heap, pile
VERB + DEBRIS
The tank exploded, scattering debris all over the field.
| clear (away/up), clear sth of, remove
Teams of people are working to clear the debris. Remember to clear the drain of debris regularly.
| search through, sift through
Police have spent the day sifting throught the debris for clues.
DEBRIS + VERB
Debris accumulates at the bottom of the bottle.
among the ~, in the ~
She found a pair of children's shoes among the debris.
| through the ~
Concise English dictionary
+the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up