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Rubble synonyms, rubble pronunciation, rubble translation, English dictionary definition of rubble. A loose mass of angular fragments of rock. Rescuers have detected a possible “banging” sound coming from the rubble of the partially collapsed 12-story oceanfront condo building near Miami. The sound, picked up by sonar equipment. Download free Adobe Acrobat Reader DC software for your Windows, Mac OS and Android devices to view, print, and comment on PDF documents. Step 1 of 3: Download software. It’s how the world gets work done. View, sign, comment on, and share PDFs for free.
The Rubble was a settlement in the 23 Librae system. It consisted of hundreds of hollowed-out asteroids, moved together and connected by docking tubes, trailing the gas giant Hesiod in the L5 Lagrange point. The Rubble was inhabited by Kig-Yar and Insurrectionists in an uneasy peace, with a large portion. Rubble, the pet believed to have been the oldest living cat, has died at the age of 31 — about 150 years old in human quantifications! His owner Michele Heritage of Exeter, England, confirmed.(rŭb′əl)n.
1. A loose mass of angular fragments of rock or masonry crumbled by natural or human forces.2.
a. Irregular fragments or pieces of rock used in masonry.
[Middle English rubel.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
2. any fragmented solid material, esp the debris from ruined buildings
3. (Mining & Quarrying) quarrying the weathered surface layer of rock
4. (Building) Also called: rubblework masonry constructed of broken pieces of rock, stone, etc
[C14 robyl; perhaps related to Middle English rubben to rub, or to rubbish]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
rub•ble (ˈrʌb əl or, for 3,4, ˈru bəl) n.
1. broken bits and pieces of anything, as that which is demolished: Bombing reduced the town to rubble.
2. rough fragments of broken stone, formed by geological processes, in quarrying, etc., and sometimes used in masonry.
[1350–1400; Middle English rubel, robil, obscurely akin to rubbish]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
- Comes from Anglo-Norman robel, 'bits of broken stone,' from earlier French robe, 'loot, odds and ends stolen.'
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
|Noun||1.||rubble - the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up|
debris, detritus, junk, dust
rubbish, trash, scrap - worthless material that is to be disposed of
slack - dust consisting of a mixture of small coal fragments and coal dust and dirt that sifts out when coal is passed over a sieve
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nounwreckage, remains, ruins, debrisThousands of bodies are still buried under the rubble.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
The remains of something destroyed, disintegrated, or decayed:
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→ escombrosmplthe town was reduced to rubble
→ el puebloquedóreducido a escombros
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
(from ruined or demolished building) → décombresmpl
(for use in construction work) → gravatsmplrub-down [ˈrʌbdaʊn]n
to give sb a rub-down → frictionner qn
to give a horse a rub-down → bouchonner un cheval
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Trümmerpl; (smaller pieces) → Schuttm; (Geol) → Geröllnt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
) → pietrisco
; (of building
the building was reduced to a heap of rubble → l'edificio era ridotto a un cumulo di macerie
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
small pieces of stone, brick etc. rommel, bourommel كُسارَة الحِجارَه، دَبْش натрошен камък entulho štěrk der Schutt murbrok πετραδάκιescombros, cascajo kiviprügi خرده سنگ؛ قلوه سنگ kivimurska gravats הֲרִיסוֹת छोटे अनगढ़े पत्थर krhotine opeke (kamenja) kőtörmelék puing grjótmulningur breccia かけら 잡석 plytgaliai, skalda šķembas puing steenslagknust stein, pukkgruz د خښتو او ډبرو ټوټی entulho moloz щебень štrk grušč šut grus เศษหินเศษปูน moloz taşı 碎石 кругляк; галька ٹوٹے ہوءے اینٹ پتھر viên sỏi 碎石
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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