Example sentences for: detritus

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

  • Cameron is the Kim Philby of Boys R Us, the man whose Girl Movie in Boy Movie's Clothing led to Celine Dion's "My Heart Will Go On" and to the detritus of Leomania.

  • Like the well-studied Caenorhabditis elegans , most are free-living and graze on microbes or detritus, and as such, have no obvious direct impact on humans.

  • Surgeons, should we need anything besides our bare hands, keep our stethoscopes coiled up in a pocket of our white coats like forgotten but occasionally necessary detritus.

  • Microbes grow on the leaf litter and other detritus, and mosquitoes such as C. pipiens browse substrate or filter water for microbes and detritus [ 23 ] . Because the size of C. pipiens habitat varies, and because there is often an implicit assumption in experimental designs that microcosm scale does not affect experimental outcomes [ 3 ] , it is a logical species to test for scale effects.

  • You can imagine the fun Rauschenberg must have had finding random detritus on the streets, dragging it up to the loft, and then figuring out the most perversely elegant ways to put it together.


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