The growth of these trees is a metaphor for life emerging from the discarded waste, the detritus , the dumpsters of the city.
He photographed cultural detritus of all sorts, and, by a perfectly natural transubstantiation, turned all he photographed into antiques.
Chang proposed that a triple junction developed in the Songpan-Ganzi Terrane during the Permian and detritus from the Dabie-Sulu belt and adjacent areas filled the new oceanic basin.
Everywhere she turned was destruction, debris and detritus , scattered and heaped around.
Plankton and organic detritus sticks to mucus on the body surface and is moved by cilia to the mouth.
When Esther (de Van) stumbles in the backyard of a party it's not until later that night she realizes some piece of garden detritus gashed a nasty chunk out of her leg.
Eluvium is the geological term for detritus from weathering rock (soil, dust and rock particles are broken down and redeposited by the wind).
The corridor opened into a larger room occupied by a number of wheeled dumpsters; the floor was covered with scattered refuse and detritus .
Some crustaceans filter tiny plankton or even bacteria from the water; others are active predators; while still others scavenge nutrients from detritus .
The council suggested two breaks be created in the breakwaters enclosing the harbour to assist in the flushing out of sediment or organic detritus .