Detritus

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Description

A heterogeneous pile of stone fragments, debris, or sediments.

Synonyms and Related Terms

débris (Fr.); détritus (Fr.); escombreira (Port.);

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971
  • Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia, Douglas M. Considine (ed.), Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1976
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998

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