Detritus in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Detritus

the litter that remains after something has been completed, used, or demolished

Examples of Detritus in a sentence

Please sweep up the wood shavings and other detritus after you finish building your bookcase.  🔊

After the building was demolished, there was a lot of detritus on the ground.  🔊

The artist uses detritus he finds at the city dump to create his sculptures.  🔊

When the hurricane left our seaside town, detritus was all that remained of several destroyed homes.  🔊

Before leaving the cafeteria, students drop their detritus in the garbage.  🔊

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