English to Afrikaans Meaning :: flotsam

Flotsam :
opdrifsels
- opdrifsels
 

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Noun(1) the floating wreckage of a ship

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(1) It has the habit of swimming in small shoals around patches of flotsam , or floating logs, and is attracted by rafts or drifting boats.(2) On the beach, icebergs are washed up like flotsam .(3) Now the region was strewn with floating wreckage, the sort of flotsam that cried out to any Sentient that battle had raged across the Void a scant time previous.(4) Outside, a man is pushing a battered shopping cart filled with flotsam from the road: crumpled cans, a discarded flask, a pillow.(5) Insects and worms hitchhike the ocean on bits of flotsam , coming ashore wherever the winds and currents take them.(6) I never thought I would care about the difference between creek and brook, sea-marks and flotsam , guzzles and gutters.(7) They particularly like buoys, pilings, wrecks, anchored boats, flotsam , etc., and will sometimes congregate around these objects.(8) According to these proposals, ‘genuine’ asylum seekers, it seems, are simply flotsam washed up by the tidal wave of persecution.(9) Memories were surfacing in his mind, like flotsam from a shipwreck, drawn upwards from the deep.(10) The hideous roses were flotsam and she was cast away on a tide of detritus.(11) I'm back to work tomorrow, at my clinic dealing with whatever post-long-weekend flotsam washes up in my walk-in box.(12) The federation is a worthless body of flotsam - we should invite the university to take over: it can't possibly do any worse.(13) The first day was clear of contacts, but we saw a lot of flotsam , tree trunks, containers washed off ships, etc.(14) Yet even on the edge of the Atlantic, in a city long dominated by Irish and Italians, I feel like a civilised anachronism, a sophisticated piece of flotsam on the tide of history.(15) It's finding a shell or bit of interesting flotsam washed up during the last high tide or a few oysters that can be opened and washed down with a glass of wine back home.(16) the room was cleared of boxes and other flotsam
Related Words
(1) flotsam and jetsam ::
opdrifsels en uitworp
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Noun
1. wreckage ::
wrak
2. cargo ::
vrag
4. debris ::
puin
5. detritus ::
detritus
6. waste ::
afval
7. dross ::
skuim
8. refuse ::
weier
9. scrap ::
skroot
10. trash ::
asblik
11. garbage ::
vullis
12. rubbish ::
rommel
13. dreck ::
dreck
14. junk ::
junk
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