from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The scattered remains of something broken or destroyed; rubble or wreckage.
- n. Carelessly discarded refuse; litter.
- n. Geology An accumulation of relatively large rock fragments: glacial debris.
- n. Biology The fragmented remains of dead or damaged cells or tissue.
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- n. Rubble, wreckage, scattered remains of something destroyed.
- n. Litter and discarded refuse.
- n. The ruins of a broken-down structure
- n. Large rock fragments left by a melting glacier etc.
Instead, he found Moreland inside, apparently dead, half-buried in debris from a direct bomb hit on the operations center.
The flight dynamics folks stated that the debris is approximately 10 cm in size, 2.8 km in front of Atlantis, .15 km below and 3.9 km out of plane.
So there wasn't enough time to do what they call a debris avoidance maneuver.
Given that, in most shooters, you have to avoid these kinds of explosions to stay alive, it takes a while for you to realise that collecting this debris is a good idea.
MYERS: We have a lot of what we call debris in the air.
OVERALL: And this is -- I guess this is what they call the debris field.
The officer did not see the crash, which occurred about 9: 50 p.m., but came upon what he described as a debris cloud, police
The officer who was in pursuit just moments earlier did not see the crash, but came upon what he described as a debris cloud, said police
The satellite debris is projected to come within about half a mile of the space station early Tuesday.
"Space debris is a current and growing threat to U.S. exploration activities, and leaders must make situational awareness a top national priority, AIA President and CEO Marion Blakey said in congressional testimony Tuesday."