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the remains of something destroyed, disintegrated, or decayed

Synonyms for debris

the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up

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Once again, a piece of space debris sped past the International Space Station, forcing the crew of six to take refuge in their "lifeboats"--two space capsules for use in the event of a crippled station.
In 1986, the Soviet representative to the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) "was of the view that the space debris problem affecting the space environment must be dealt with immediately.
The study also found that logging debris can limit the growth of other invasive plant species, such as oxeye daisy and velvet grass.
After clearing a pile of debris, the rescue teams ran into another one only 85 meters away.
The City of Durham ( City ) seeks the services of one or more qualified firms to support and assist the City in its emergency debris management and planning by monitoring the field operations regarding all storm generated debris; debris pickup, debris hauling, debris staging and reduction, temporary debris storage site management, debris management, and final disposal of debris to an approved facility in order to eliminate immediate threats to life, public health and safety, and assist in the economic recovery to the City in the event of a natural or man-made catastrophe.
Liow said that according to the report of the Malaysia investigation team in Maldives, most of the debris there are negative and not plane material.
Malaysia's prime minister Najib Razak said the debris - part of a wing - will be sent to the French mainland for investigation.
The Rawalpindi Waste Management Company staff spotted the two people throwing the heavy debris of a razed building into the channel.
6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Orbital debris is not just the stuff of Hollywood drama, but it is a growing threat to space-based communications, global infrastructure and the future of space exploration.
Invasion biologists say it's hard to determine whether marine life washing ashore on the debris will be a threat to the environment.
The findings from the 6th European Conference on Space Debris were released during the concluding press briefing at ESA's European Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt, Germany.
SAN FRANCISCO--Intra-amniotic debris is a strong independent risk factor for early preterm birth in asymptomatic nulliparous women who have a short cervix, finds a study presented at the Pregnancy Meeting, the annual meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
Evil moment last month when it announced it would be providing $50,000 - that's right, fifty thousand dollars - each to Oregon, Alaska, California, Washington state and Hawaii to help pay for removal of debris from last year's Japanese tsunami washing up on the Pacific Coast.
The state will start building storage facilities for debris generated by the March 2011 tsunami as early as May at two locations in a coastal area of Naraha town, Fukushima Prefecture, Environment Ministry and town officials said Saturday.
In an unheralded action in December 2007, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed a comprehensive set of space debris mitigation guidelines, which had been adopted just six months earlier by the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS).