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Synonyms for flotsam

Synonyms for flotsam

the floating wreckage of a ship


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Tucked away in the quieter end of San Juan's coast, Flotsam is the definition of chill.
The flag and a soccer ball with the name ''Haruka Otake'' written on it were found in mid-April by a member of the Canadian coast guard patrolling the west coast of the Haida Gwaii islands in western Canada, according to Seattle-based former oceanographer Curtis Ebbesmeyer, an expert on flotsam who runs a network for beachcombers and helps them identify what they find.
From the photospheres out, the flotsam and detritus undetected or overlooked during the past century are now revealing much about the past, present, and future of the stars.
The flotsam consists of houses, cars, boats as well as millions of tonnes of domestic debris, which is trapped in a gyre - a rotating ocean current - known as the Pacific Trash Vortex.
Recently, Bay Area bloggers Matti Salomaki and Megan Speckmann decided to remake a piece of this suburban flotsam into something useful--and beautiful.
This will not be a book for those demanding political correctness but most readers will enjoy the deliciously wicked fun that comes as Death picks up and stores souls in his vast bag like so much flotsam and jetsam.
But what about deep immersion on the other side of the line, the boundless Other full of our cast offs and castaways, flotsam, jetsam, and its own unnamed creatures?
Honestly, if you're a dad and you need a car to carry all the flotsam and jetsam that comes with it, this is the car you need.
But it makes no sense to put behind bars incompetents, idiots and other flotsam.
It's crucial to success to always keep your eyes on the water for even the smallest piece of flotsam, floating weed patch, slick water or just anything different from the water surrounding it.
J O A N N A Lumley (left) fought to give Gurkhas a better life in Britain, not for them to be human flotsam, drifting into social deprivation.
AaThe residents of the area stretching from the south west of the Bekaa to the southern city of Sidon rushed on Monday to the beaches of Sidon to gather up this fortuitous flotsam.
Although Rutger is gone and the flotsam of its Leftfield-backed surfer classic long ago drifted out with the tide, the stout is still synonymous with ads more luxuriant than a week in the bath with Andrea Corr.
COLLAGE OF MARINE LITTER: The forgotten and lost detritus and flotsam of day trippers and pleasure seekers, and of the shipping and fishing industries have been turned into a work of art by Steve McPherson.
00pm) Host Stephen Fry is joined by Charlie Higson, Andy Hamilton, Rob Brydon and Alan Davies to discuss topics including flotsam and jetsam, awarding points not for the correct answers but for those he finds most interesting.