property or goods saved from damage or destruction
the act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction
the act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a shipwreck or a fire
salvage, salve, relieve, save(verb)
save from ruin, destruction, or harm
collect discarded or refused material
"She scavenged the garbage cans for food"
the act of saving a vessel, goods, or life, from perils of the sea
the compensation allowed to persons who voluntarily assist in saving a ship or her cargo from peril
that part of the property that survives the peril and is saved
Origin: [F. salvage, OF. salver to save, F. sauver, fr. L. salvare. See Save.]
"Salvage" is episode 13 of season 4 in the television show Angel, originally broadcast on the WB television network. After discovering Lilah’s dead body, a grieving Wesley breaks rogue slayer Faith out of prison so she can help track down Angelus. Meanwhile, Lorne performs a sanctuary spell to keep Angelus out of the hotel while Cordelia—secretly revealed to be the big evil controlling the Beast—confides in Connor that she is pregnant.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sal′vāj, adj. (Spens.). Same as Savage.
sal′vāj, n. compensation made by the owner of a ship or cargo in respect of services rendered by persons, other than the ship's company, in preserving the ship or cargo from shipwreck, fire, or capture: the goods and materials so saved.—n. Salvabil′ity, the possibility or condition of being saved.—adj. Sal′vable.—n. Sal′vableness.—adv. Sal′vably. [Fr.,—L. salvāre, -ātum, to save.]
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
1. Property that has some value in excess of its basic material content but is in such condition that it has no reasonable prospect of use for any purpose as a unit and its repair or rehabilitation for use as a unit is clearly impractical. 2. The saving or rescuing of condemned, discarded, or abandoned property, and of materials contained therein for reuse, refabrication, or scrapping.
The numerical value of Salvage in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Salvage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We have an image problem abroad and we are on our way to salvage that.
We have lost everything, we could not salvage anything because the water started pouring into the house at night.
We're already split, it's no longer about winning the election for me. It's about trying to salvage a party that I love and conservatism as I know it.
We would receive them (Americans) very well and welcome any gesture by a citizen, organization or other group who want to salvage this historical memory.
The settlement was completely burnt to the ground, and none of its inhabitants ever returned to reside there again, or to pick through the ruins in order to salvage valuable property.
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