Debris and Waste


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

Waste is a synonym for debris in thing topic. In some cases you can use "Waste" instead a noun "Debris", when it comes to topics like trash, remains, litter, rubbish. popular alternative
Synonyms for Debris


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Waste noun – Discarded or useless material.
Usage example: gathered up the waste when he was finished sewing

Debris is a synonym for waste in rubbish topic. You can use "Debris" instead a noun "Waste", if it concerns topics such as garbage, trash, litter, slag. popular alternative
Nearby Words: wasted, wasting, wasteful, wastage, wastefulness
Synonyms for Waste

How words are described

massive massive debris massive waste
dangerous dangerous debris dangerous waste
little little debris little waste
organic organic debris organic waste
Other adjectives: rocky, radioactive, nuclear.

Both words in one sentence

  • The main characters of Planetes, in the course of the series, rescue a handful of people from a fire on the Moon, capture a ship dumping illegal waste, foil an elaborate terrorist plot, locate and remove a Kill Sat disguised as debris, and foil another elaborate terrorist plot.
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