Particles vs. Debris

Particles vs. Debris — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Particles and Debris

Particlesnoun

A very small piece or part; a tiny portion or speck.

Debrisnoun

The scattered remains of something broken or destroyed; rubble or wreckage.

Particlesnoun

A very small or the smallest possible amount, trace, or degree

not a particle of doubt.

Debrisnoun

Carelessly discarded refuse; litter.

Particlesnoun

A body whose spatial extent and internal motion and structure, if any, are irrelevant in a specific problem.

Debrisnoun

(Geology) An accumulation of relatively large rock fragments

glacial debris.
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Particlesnoun

See elementary particle.

Debrisnoun

(Biology) The fragmented remains of dead or damaged cells or tissue.

Particlesnoun

See subatomic particle.

Debrisnoun

Rubble, wreckage, scattered remains of something destroyed.

Particlesnoun

An uninflected item that has grammatical function but does not clearly belong to one of the major parts of speech, such as up in He looked up the word or to in English infinitives.

Debrisnoun

Litter and discarded refuse.

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Particlesnoun

In some systems of grammatical analysis, any of various short function words, including articles, prepositions, and conjunctions.

Debrisnoun

The ruins of a broken-down structure

Particlesnoun

(Ecclesiastical) A portion or fragment of the Eucharistic host.

Debrisnoun

(geology) Large rock fragments left by a melting glacier etc.

Particlesnoun

(Archaic) A small part of something written, such as a clause of a document.

Debrisnoun

the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up