wreckage noun definition in Motoring problems and accidents topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

wreckage

 noun: Motoring problems and accidents topic
the parts of a vehicle, building, etc. that remain after it has been badly damaged or destroyed A few survivors were pulled from the wreckage. Pieces of wreckage were found ten miles away from the scene of the explosion. (figurative) Could nothing be rescued from the wreckage of her dreams?