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/ˈrəbəl/,
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Waste or rough fragments of stone, brick, concrete, etc., esp. as the debris from the demolition of buildings,
  1. Waste or rough fragments of stone, brick, concrete, etc., esp. as the debris from the demolition of buildings
    • - two buildings collapsed, trapping scores of people in the rubble
  2. Pieces of rough or undressed stone used in building walls, esp. as filling for cavities


  1. debris: the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
  2. 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 found in the soil is known also as 'brash' (compare cornbrash). ...
  3. The broken remains of an object, usually rock or masonry
  4. A term applied to dimension stone used chiefly for walls and foundations, consisting of irregularly squared pieces, partly trimmed or squared, generally with one split or finished face, and selected and specified with a size range.
  5. Rock that is ground with some mortars and pistols (very military) eventually turns into little grains and things. Spread this on a destruction site, and it is rubble.
  6. Masonry construction using stones of irregular shape and size.
  7. Rough, irregular-shaped stone.
  8. Rough fragments, either natural or broken stone used in course masonry, or as fill in concrete or walls.
  9. rounded rock 65-300mm in diameter, sometimes also called cobbles.
  10. Fill; unsquared stone not laid in courses.
  11. irregularly shaped pieces of stone obtained from a quarry. Rubble may vary from small, usable pieces to large boulders and fragments requiring mechanical equipment for handling. Stones that are ready to use in rubble masonry are worked or dressed rubble
  12. Rough stones of irregular shape and size, broken from larger masses by geological processes or by quarrying.
  13. Masonry whose stones are wholly or partly in a rough state. Coursed: coursed stones with rough faces. Random: uncoursed stones in a random pattern. Snecked: with courses broken by smaller stones (snecks).
  14. This ability takes effect if the Stone Giant's ranged attack hits its target. If Rubble turns a square into difficult terrain, other terrain effects in that square are not affected. For example, a sacred circle square would retain its effects but would now also count as difficult terrain. ...
  15. Rough, irregular fragments of broken rock or concrete.
  16. A random mixture of rocks and mortar.
  17. Stone left rough and unworked, used mainly as rough infill for lanes and driveways.
  18. A substrate category; stones of small or medium size, 76-305 mm (3-12 inches) in greatest dimension; nearly synonymous with cobble of the Wentworth scale—64-256 mm (2.5-10 inches). Slab rubble is relatively flat rubble.
  19. (n) broken stone or bricks; ruins
  20. scrap broken masonry.