Debris and Scrap


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Debris noun – Discarded or useless material.
Usage example: the unsightly debris left after mining operations had ceased

Scrap is a synonym for debris in garbage topic. In some cases you can use "Scrap" instead a noun "Debris", when it comes to topics like detritus.
Synonyms for Debris


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Scrap noun – Discarded or useless material.
Usage example: the rest of this stuff is just scrap, so sweep it up and throw it away

Debris is a synonym for scrap in waste topic. You can use "Debris" instead a noun "Scrap", if it concerns topics such as garbage.
Nearby Words: scrape, scrappy, scraped, scrapped, scraping
Synonyms for Scrap

How words are described

old old debris old scrap
small small debris small scrap
massive massive debris massive scrap
little little debris little scrap
Other adjectives: flaming, less, random, miscellaneous, nearby.

Both words in one sentence

  • Landfill Beyond the Stars A lawless planet far outside of Dominion space, its surface is littered with debris and scrap, even near its two main settlements.
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