英 ['debriː; 'deɪbriː]
- n. 碎片，残骸
- n. (Debris)人名；(法)德布里
CET6 TEM8 IELTS GRE TOEFL
1. break, breaks => debris.
de-, 分开，散开。-bris, 破开，词源同break, brittle. 即破成残骸的。
- debris (n.)
- 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 (compare Old Irish brissim "I break").
- 1. Spencer waded through the debris of broken chairs and beer bottles.
- 2. The streets are still full of debris from two nights of rioting.
- 3. He was buried under the debris for several hours.
- 4. Rainfall had dislodged debris from the slopes of the volcano.
- 5. Forensic experts carried out a painstaking search of the debris.
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