wreckage

Part of speech: noun

The act of wrecking.

Part of speech: noun

Material from a wreck.

Part of speech: noun

Wrecker.

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Usage examples "wreckage":

  1. Then they set fire to the three huge heaps of wreckage, and the glare lit the heavens for nearly a hundred miles. - "Sketches of the East Africa Campaign", Robert Valentine Dolbey.
  2. They put about, steamed slowly over the waste of waters, where floated a litter of wreckage, and rescued half a dozen Brazilian sailors. - "The Golden Rock", Ernest Glanville.
  3. Two on the same piece of wreckage would stand a better chance than each on their own. - "A Doll's House", Henrik Ibsen.