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WRECKAGE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does wreckage mean? 

WRECKAGE (noun)
  The noun WRECKAGE has 1 sense:

1. the remaining parts of something that has been wrecked

  Familiarity information: WRECKAGE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WRECKAGE (noun)


Sense 1wreckage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The remaining parts of something that has been wrecked

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Context example:

they searched the wreckage for signs of survivors

Hypernyms ("wreckage" is a kind of...):

part; portion (something less than the whole of a human artifact)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "wreckage"):

flotsam; jetsam (the floating wreckage of a ship)

lagan; lagend; ligan (goods (or wreckage) on the sea bed that is attached to a buoy so that it can be recovered)


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