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synonyms for rubble

  • debris
  • fill
  • scree
  • brash
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He envisions snake bots slithering through earthquake rubble to search for survivors.
NEWFOUND TECHNIQUE ALLOWS SOME TREE SNAKES TO CLIMB WIDE TREESMARIA TEMMINGFEBRUARY 1, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
He envisions snake bots slithering through earthquake rubble to search for survivors or wriggling inside large machinery to perform inspections.
BROWN TREE SNAKES USE THEIR TAILS AS LASSOS TO CLIMB WIDE TREESMARIA TEMMINGJANUARY 11, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
China just scooped up some rubble from the moon and should be bringing those materials back to Earth in just a few days.
THIS IS WHAT NASA WANTS TO DO WHEN IT GETS TO THE MOONNEEL PATELDECEMBER 9, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
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.
A NASA SPACECRAFT IS ABOUT TO SCOOP UP SOME ASTEROID RUBBLENEEL PATELOCTOBER 14, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
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.
A NASA SPACECRAFT IS ABOUT TO SCOOP UP SOME ASTEROID RUBBLENEEL PATELOCTOBER 14, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
In just a few weeks, OSIRIS-REx will attempt an audacious maneuver to collect a sample of rubble and small rock from Bennu’s surface and bring it to Earth for scientists to study.
ASTEROID BENNU MAY HAVE BEEN HOME TO ANCIENT WATER FLOWSNEEL PATELOCTOBER 8, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Scientists think that Bennu formed from the rubble of a collision its parent body experienced in the main asteroid belt of our solar system.
ASTEROID BENNU MAY HAVE BEEN HOME TO ANCIENT WATER FLOWSNEEL PATELOCTOBER 8, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Some had been trained to sniff out people buried under rubble after an explosion.
VIRAL SCENTS? DOGS SNIFF OUT CORONAVIRUS IN HUMAN SWEATSHARON OOSTHOEKAUGUST 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
It is a common practice in erecting buildings with a facing of Kentish rag rubble to back up the stonework with bricks.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The rais house was a typical sample of the ordinary mountain cabin; walled with rough stone rubble, and floored with beaten earth.
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WORDS RELATED TO RUBBLE

  • debris
  • relics
  • remains
  • remnants
  • rubble
  • vestiges
  • deposit
  • fragments
  • leavings
  • rubble
  • scree
  • sediment
  • shavings
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