detritus
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /dɪˈtɹaɪtəs/
Noun

detritus (uncountable)

  1. (countable, chiefly, geological) pieces of rock broken off by ice, glacier, or erosion.
  2. (biology) Organic waste material from decomposing dead plants or animals.
  3. Debris or fragments of disintegrated material.
    2001. "But of course: no clutter. No newspapers, no renegade scraps of domestic detritus, no rubber bands, paper clips, coupons, pens or pencils, notebooks, magazines. No knives. Where were the knives?" — Chip Kidd. The Cheese Monkeys
Translations
  • Russian: детри́т
Translations
  • Russian: детри́т
Translations
  • Russian: обломки



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