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noun as in remains

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Example Sentences

He envisions snake bots slithering through earthquake rubble to search for survivors.

He envisions snake bots slithering through earthquake rubble to search for survivors or wriggling inside large machinery to perform inspections.

China just scooped up some rubble from the moon and should be bringing those materials back to Earth in just a few days.

That’s precisely the goal come October 20, when OSIRIS-REx will plunge down toward the surface of the asteroid and attempt to scoop up some rubble and dust from the surface.

That might seem like a hassle, but it would be a small price to pay to get some rubble from a rock 200 million miles away.

Pages from the Quran fluttered in the air before landing gently on the rubble.

And there are a few nice things buried beneath the rubble that I could use in my apartment.

If we enter with hammer in hand, we may leave with merely dust and rubble on our faces.

Within 10 seconds, his target vanishes in a muted cloud of smoke and rubble 7,000 miles away.

They broke off into groups of a dozen and got to work collecting bricks and salvageable materials from the rubble.

It is a common practice in erecting buildings with a facing of Kentish rag rubble to back up the stonework with bricks.

The rais house was a typical sample of the ordinary mountain cabin; walled with rough stone rubble, and floored with beaten earth.

A bright glow shone on the rubble within, and smoke and sparks came merrily from the chimney.

Suddenly the wheels jolted on a rubble of loose stones; the carriage was swung sideways.

As noted above, these streams are normally clear, swift and have steep gradients and many rubble and gravel riffles.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rubble, such as: debris, fill, scree, and brash.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.