debris

What is the difference between debris and rake?

debris | rake |


As nouns the difference between debris and rake

is that debris is rubble, wreckage, scattered remains of something destroyed while rake is a garden tool with a row of pointed teeth fixed to a long handle, used for collecting grass or debris, or for loosening soil or rake can be a man habituated to immoral conduct or rake can be (provincial|northern england) a course; direction; stretch.

As a verb rake is

to use a rake on (leaves, debris, soil, a lawn, etc) in order to loosen, gather together, or remove debris from or rake can be to proceed rapidly; to move swiftly or rake can be (uk|dialect|dated) to walk about; to gad or ramble idly or rake can be (provincial|northern england) to run or rove.

What is the difference between debris and guy?

debris | guy |


As nouns the difference between debris and guy

is that debris is rubble, wreckage, scattered remains of something destroyed while guy is (obsolete and rare) a guide; a leader or conductor or guy can be (british) an effigy of a man burned on a bonfire on the anniversary of the gunpowder plot (5th november).

As a verb guy is

to equip with a support cable or guy can be to exhibit an effigy of guy fawkes around the 5th november.

What is the difference between debris and abrasion?

debris | abrasion |


In context|geology|lang=en terms the difference between debris and abrasion

is that debris is {{context|geology|lang=en}} large rock fragments left by a melting glacier etc while abrasion is {{context|geology|lang=en}} the effect of mechanical erosion of rock, especially a river bed, by rock fragments scratching and scraping it {{defdate|first attested in the mid 19th century}}.

As nouns the difference between debris and abrasion

is that debris is rubble, wreckage, scattered remains of something destroyed while abrasion is the act of abrading, wearing, or rubbing off; the wearing away by friction {{defdate|first attested in the mid 17th century}}{{reference-book | last =| first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | editor =brown, lesley | others = | title = the shorter oxford english dictionary | origdate = | origyear = 1933| origmonth = | url = | format = | accessdate = | accessyear = | accessmonth = | edition = 5th | date = | year =2003| month = | publisher =oxford university press | location =oxford, uk | language = | id = | doi = | isbn =978-0-19-860575-7 | lccn = | ol = | pages =7| chapter = | chapterurl = | quote =}}.

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