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debris

 [dĕ-bre´]
devitalized tissue or foreign matter.

de·bris

(dĕ-brē'),
A useless accumulation of miscellaneous particles; waste in the form of fragments.
[Fr. débris, fr. O.Fr. desbrisier, to break apart, (fr. des- down, away + brisier to break) rubble, rubbish]

debris

/de·bris/ (dĕ-bre´) fragments of devitalized tissue or foreign matter. In dentistry, soft foreign material loosely attached to a tooth surface.

debris

also

débris

(də-brē′, dā-, dā′brē′)
n.
Biology The fragmented remains of dead or damaged cells or tissue.

debris

[dəbrē′]
the dead, diseased, or damaged tissue and any foreign material that is to be removed from a wound or other area being treated.

de·bris

(dĕ-brē')
A useless accumulation of miscellaneous particles; waste in the form of fragments.
[Fr. débris, fr. O.Fr. desbrisier, to break apart, (fr. des- down, away + brisier to break) rubble, rubbish]

de·bris

(dĕ-brē')
A useless accumulation of miscellaneous particles; waste in the form of fragments.
[Fr. débris, fr. O.Fr. desbrisier, to break apart, (fr. des- down, away + brisier to break) rubble, rubbish]

debris (debrē´),

n foreign material or particles loosely attached to a surface. In dentistry, food deposits (Materia alba) or cellular matter on a surface, such as a tooth or its roots.

debris

devitalized tissue or foreign matter.
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UMD workshop gathers participants from across NASA, industry, academe and beyond to discuss orbital debris challenges impacting the future of space activities.
Two years after an earthquake triggered a tsunami that devastated parts of Japan, North American shores are awash in debris swept from 5,000 miles away.
Scott Milner, of the San Luis Obispo County Department of Environmental Health, uses a radiation measuring device to check Avila Beach in California, for any dangerous debris that has drifted from Japan as a result of a tsunami.
Washington, April 26 ( ANI ): Europe's largest-ever space-debris conference has expressed an urgent need to remove orbiting space debris and to fly satellites in the future without creating new fragments.