English version

rubble

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Construction
rubblerub‧ble /ˈrʌbəl/ noun [uncountable]  TBCbroken stones or bricks from a building or wall that has been destroyed
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rubbleAs the full horror of the explosion unfolded, the Halifax building society was reduced to a mound of rubble.Piles of rubble and bits of rubbish were everywhere and Endill saw signs of where pupils had explored before him.If the site is made of builder's rubble, cover it with a foot of topsoil.As long as the rubble remains and rains fall, the leaching process will continue.Converse went across the street and watched the ambulance people Jug body bags over the rubble.The aim is to use the rubble in as accurate a way as possible, avoiding recourse to modern materials.I try, but all the roads are blocked with the rubble of fallen buildings.Some places she taught, like Helvetia and Sasco, have long since turned to rubble.
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