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rubble
rubble [ˊrʌbl] n
1) бут, булы/жник, рва/ный ка/мень
2) валу/н
3) геол. штыб

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

См. также в других словарях:

  • Rubble — Rub ble, n. [From an assumed Old French dim. of robe See {Rubbish}.] 1. Water worn or rough broken stones; broken bricks, etc., used in coarse masonry, or to fill up between the facing courses of walls. [1913 Webster] Inside [the wall] there was… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rubble — (n.) c.1400, from Anglo Norm. *robel bits of broken stone, probably related to RUBBISH (Cf. rubbish), but also possibly from O.Fr. robe (see ROB (Cf. rob)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • rubble — noun the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑debris, ↑dust, ↑junk, ↑detritus • Derivationally related forms: ↑junk (for: ↑j …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rubble — For other uses, see Rubble (disambiguation). Rubble is broken stone, of irregular size, shape and texture. This word is closely connected in derivation with rubbish , which was formerly also applied to what we now call rubble . Rubble naturally… …   Wikipedia

  • rubble — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ building (esp. BrE) … OF RUBBLE ▪ heap, pile ▪ What was once a house was now a crumbling heap of rubble. VERB + RUBBLE …   Collocations dictionary

  • rubble — [[t]rʌ̱b(ə)l[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT When a building is destroyed, the pieces of brick, stone, or other materials that remain are referred to as rubble. Thousands of bodies are still buried under the rubble... Entire suburbs have been reduced to rubble …   English dictionary

  • rubble — n. 1) a heap, pile of rubble 2) (misc.) to reduce smt. to rubble * * * [ rʌb(ə)l] pile of rubble (misc.) to reduce smt. to rubble a heap …   Combinatory dictionary

  • rubble — I. noun Etymology: Middle English robyl Date: 14th century 1. a. broken fragments (as of rock) resulting from the decay or destruction of a building < fortifications knocked into rubble C. S. Forester > b. a miscellaneous confused mass or group… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rubble — rub|ble [ rʌbl ] noun uncount broken pieces of stone and brick from buildings, walls, etc. that have been destroyed: reduce something to rubble (=destroy it completely): A bomb reduced the houses to rubble …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rubble — /rub euhl/ or, for 3, 4, /rooh beuhl/, n. 1. broken bits and pieces of anything, as that which is demolished: Bombing reduced the town to rubble. 2. any solid substance, as ice, in irregularly broken pieces. 3. rough fragments of broken stone,… …   Universalium

  • rubble — [14] Old French robe (a relative of English rob) originally meant ‘loot, odds and ends stolen’ (its later sense ‘stolen clothes’ led on to English robe). From it was derived Anglo Norman *robel ‘bits of broken stone’, which passed into English as …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins