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Definition of Debris

Debris

  1. Broken and detached fragments, taken collectively; especially, fragments detached from a rock or mountain, and piled up at the base.
  2. Rubbish, especially such as results from the destruction of anything; remains; ruins.

Debris Quotations

What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris? What's the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood?
Buddha

Ruins, for me, are the beginning. With the debris, you can construct new ideas. They are symbols of a beginning.
Anselm Kiefer

Dictators cause the world's worst problems: all the collapsed states, and all the devastated economies. All the vapid cases of corruption, grand theft, and naked plunder of the treasury are caused by dictators, leaving in their wake trails of wanton destruction, horrendous carnage and human debris.
George Ayittey

To be hopeful, to embrace one possibility after another that is surely the basic instinct - crying out: High tide! Time to move out into the glorious debris. Time to take this life for what it is!
Barbara Kingsolver

I will come out with my interpretation. If I'm wrong, fine. It will become part of the debris of history, part of the give and take.
Oliver Stone
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Debris Translations

debris in Afrikaans is afval
debris in Dutch is puin, afval, rommel, prullaria
debris in Italian is ruderi
debris in Portuguese is restos
debris in Spanish is detrito, ruinas
debris in Swedish is spillror