Debris and Residue

Debris

Show Definitions
Debris noun – The portion or bits of something left over or behind after it has been destroyed.
Usage example: the demolition workers cleared away all of the debris from the demolished building

Residue is a synonym for debris in rubble topic. In some cases you can use "Residue" instead a noun "Debris".
Synonyms for Debris

Residue

Show Definitions
Residue noun – The portion or bits of something left over or behind after it has been destroyed.
Usage example: the detective noticed an ashy residue in the sink and deduced that a piece of paper had been burned there

Debris is a synonym for residue in rubble topic. You can use "Debris" instead a noun "Residue", if it concerns topics such as leftover part.
Nearby Words: residuum, residual, residuary
Synonyms for Residue

How words are described

dangerous dangerous debris dangerous residue
lethal lethal debris lethal residue
nuclear nuclear debris nuclear residue
Cite this Source
Residue and Debris. (2016). Retrieved 2019, November 17, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/debris/residue
Debris & Residue. N.p., 2016. Web. 17 Nov. 2019. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/debris/residue>.
Residue or Debris. 2016. Accessed November 17, 2019. https://thesaurus.plus/related/debris/residue.

Synonyms for debris
Share this picture


Synonyms for residue
Share this picture

Google Ngram Viewer shows how "debris" and "residue" have occurred on timeline: