HyperDic: detritus

English > 2 senses of the word detritus:
NOUNsubstancedetritus, debris, dust, junk, rubblethe remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
substancedetritusloose material (stone fragments and silt etc) that is worn away from rocks
detritus > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'trahtahs; dihtray'tahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > detritus: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningThe remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up.
Synonymsdebris, dust, junk, rubble
Narrowerslackdust consisting of a mixture of small coal fragments and coal dust and dirt that sifts out when coal is passed over a sieve
Broaderrubbish, trash, scrapworthless material that is to be disposed of
Spanishbasura, cachureo, cascote, derribo, detrito, detritus, escombros, resto, restos, ruinas
Catalandesferra, detritus, enderroc, enderrocs, pols, runam, runa, terregall, terregam
English > detritus: 2 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningLoose material (stone fragments and silt etc) that is worn away from rocks.
Broadermaterial, stuffThe tangible / tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
Spanishdetrito, detritus
Catalandetritus

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