- debris bug,
- debs, eugene v.,
- debs, eugene victor
Origin of debris
Examples from the Web for debris
Strong currents and winds, however, mean any debris could be drifting up to 31 miles a day eastward, away from the impact zone.
A number of bottles and other debris came down upon the demonstrators and cops on the roadway from the pedestrian walkway above.
I asked a former NASA astronaut, who cannot be quoted on the record, to look at photographs of the debris.Clues From SpaceShipTwo’s Wreckage: Did the Crew Compartment Fail?|Clive Irving|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They said that the rest eventually sank beneath the surface—some after bobbing in the water clinging to debris for several hours.Hundreds of Migrants are Reported Drowned by Traffickers Near Malta|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was one very large and easily identifiable piece of debris floating, the vertical stabilizer.MH370 Debris Is Lost Forever, Can the Plane Be Found Without It?|Clive Irving|September 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are but five vessels in port, chiefly English, which will suffice to carry away the debris of the cotton crop.Pictures of Southern Life|William Howard Russell
Around him and on top of him lay the debris of a shelf of canned fruit.The Camp Fire Girls Solve a Mystery|Hildegard G. Frey
He pulled the front one away and examined the debris that seems to collect under car seats.The Egyptian Cat Mystery|Harold Leland Goodwin
Did you examine the shirt to determine the presence of hairs or other debris?Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
She led the way to a marble block covered with worn-out carvings and almost buried in the debris.When the World Shook|H. Rider Haggard
Word Origin for debris
1708, from French débris "remains, waste, rubbish" (16c.), from obsolete debriser "break down, crush," from Old French de- (see de-) + briser "to break," from Late Latin brisare, possibly of Gaulish origin (cf. Old Irish brissim "I break").