debris fall

debris fall

[də′brē ‚fȯl]
(geology)
A relatively free downward or forward falling of unconsolidated or poorly consolidated earth or rocky debris from a cliff, cave, or arch.
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When dirt and debris fall through belts and conveyor systems, that dirt and debris can wear parts sooner than normal causing unscheduled downtime, slowed production and costly maintenance.
The explosion floors Marlon and Donna while guests in the nearby beer tents are stunned as they watch debris fall from the house.
We were worded that a change of airflow in the dirty configuration might cause the radome to fall off, or make some of the debris fall out of the hole and FOD an engine.
Dirt and minute debris fall through the fabric and become trapped away from the disc where they cannot scratch the playing surface or cause distortion during playback.
Every day 2000lbs of space dust and other debris fall on the Earth, making a total of close to 10,000 tons each year.
I felt heavier debris fall on my back and I realised something was falling from above me.
ACCIDENT A splash rises from the Hudson River as debris falls from the sky after a mid-air collision.
Ponds on the island closer to the colony, where more of the fulmars' guano and debris falls, had higher concentrations of pollutants than did ponds situated farther from the colony, says Jules Blais of the University of Ottawa in Ontario.
Inspectors also were shown how debris falls from various types of fireworks.
If it gets dirty from the meat preserved in it, all you do is render it down again, and all the debris falls to the bottom of the pot.
But there are often problems to overcome: deck underpinnings may look unsighly, debris falls through between the boards, and when it rains, water can drip down below.
Once separation has occurred, the heavier debris falls and lighter hydrocarbons rise for harvesting.