salvage

All Noun Verb
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  • I never heard of any man that lived so long among those salvages. Cited from The Natural History of Wiltshire, John Aubrey
  • Both ships were later raised by a salvaging company and returned to service.
  • However, it took four days for the salvage crew to put out the fire.
  • Little remained of the ship but more than of gold and silver was salvaged.
  • And in fact it later cost him whatever chance he had to salvage his political career.
  • While they are on board, they notice another salvage ship in the area as well.
  • The boys leave the salvage ship when they receive notice that their father has gone missing.
  • He said he bought it to do salvage work and store equipment.
  • The famous clock was salvaged from the old stand and put on the new one.
  • However, the economic loss may be large unless at least some of it can be salvaged.
  • The navy plans to begin salvage operations after the rescue operation is completed.
  • He had managed to salvage much of his fortune and was able to live in some style.
  • The school's bell was also salvaged and presented to the new school.
  • They begin their journey to salvage the remains of humanity by leaving their home.
  • Thirty minutes later, all major fires were out, and salvage work had been started.
  • The efforts of the salvage crew had reduced the list about two degrees.
  • They were salvaged by the city council and converted into a museum area and theme park.
  • After her supplies and most of her guns were salvaged she was abandoned.
  • His former wife attempted to save him, but all she managed to salvage was one of his legs.
  • It seems to have been salvaged from another building, for use in the construction of the church.
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Meaning of salvage

  • noun Property or goods saved from damage or destruction
  • noun The act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction
  • noun The act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a shipwreck or a fire
  • verb Save from ruin, destruction, or harm
  • verb Collect discarded or refused material
    She scavenged the garbage cans for food