Example sentences for: debris

How can you use “debris” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The NYT reports that mudslides were a big killer, quoting a Nicaraguan rescue worker saying he could do nothing for the people buried in the debris he could hear begging for help.

  • Many of these men were thrown off their feet by the collapse of the South Tower; they then attempted to regroup in the darkness of the debris cloud and evacuate civilians and themselves, not knowing that the South Tower had collapsed.

  • To prepare cell envelopes, cells were suspended in 0.01 M HEPES, pH 7.4 and sonicated on ice by using a Branson Sonifier (small tip, setting 7) [ 44 ] . The suspension was centrifuged at 12,000 x g for 2 minutes at 4°C to remove unbroken cells and debris.

  • Approximately 200-300 μl supernatant was removed, taking care to avoid a top layer of oil and debris.

  • The cell lysates were spun at 8000 × g for 5 minutes to remove nuclei, cell debris, and bacteria (for growing cell samples).

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