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Definition of Rubble

Rubble

  1. Water-worn or rough broken stones; broken bricks, etc., used in coarse masonry, or to fill up between the facing courses of walls.
  2. Rough stone as it comes from the quarry; also, a quarryman's term for the upper fragmentary and decomposed portion of a mass of stone; brash.
  3. A mass or stratum of fragments or rock lying under the alluvium, and derived from the neighboring rock.
  4. The whole of the bran of wheat before it is sorted into pollard, bran, etc.

Rubble Quotations

If you go on with this nuclear arms race, all you are going to do is make the rubble bounce.
Winston Churchill

All creatures tread across the rubble of ruined civilizations. The trick is to keep moving. No animal ever goes about dispensing shallow compassion.
Rita Mae Brown

I became comfortable with what I knew would be the process of trying to pick up the pieces of brain that were in the rubble and tried to make some mosaic out of the pieces and that that would be the trajectory.
Art Spiegelman

I performed after 9/11 for relief workers down by Ground Zero. There were these men just coming back, and they were voraciously hungry. They were heroes, pulling rubble, and I was a new comic trying to go blue just so I could get some laughs.
Chelsea Peretti

You have to give this much to the Luftwaffe: when it knocked down our buildings it did not replace them with anything more offensive than rubble. We did that.
Prince Charles
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Rubble Translations

rubble in Dutch is rommel, puin, afval, prullaria
rubble in French is ordures, brocaille, moellon
rubble in German is Bruchstein
rubble in Norwegian is steinsprut
rubble in Spanish is cascote
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