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sal·vage

 (săl′vĭj)
n.
1.
a. The rescue of a ship or its cargo from fire or shipwreck.
b. The ship or cargo saved in such a rescue.
c. Award given to those who aid in such a rescue when under no obligation to do so, especially in the form of a portion of the cargo.
d. The recovery of a sunken ship or its cargo by divers or submersibles.
2.
a. The act of saving imperiled property from loss.
b. The property so saved.
3. Something saved from destruction or waste and put to further use.
tr.v. sal·vaged, sal·vag·ing, sal·vag·es
1. To save from loss or destruction.
2. To save (discarded or damaged material) for further use.

[Obsolete French, from Old French salvaige, right of salvage, from Late Latin salvāre, from Latin salvus, safe; see sol- in Indo-European roots.]

sal′vage·a·bil′i·ty n.
sal′vage·a·ble adj.
sal′vag·er n.

salvage

(ˈsælvɪdʒ)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) the act, process, or business of rescuing vessels or their cargoes from loss at sea
2.
a. the act of saving any goods or property in danger of damage or destruction
b. (as modifier): a salvage operation.
3. the goods or property so saved
4. (Nautical Terms) compensation paid for the salvage of a vessel or its cargo
5. the proceeds from the sale of salvaged goods or property
vb (tr)
6. to save or rescue (goods or property) from fire, shipwreck, etc
7. to gain (something beneficial) from a failure: she salvaged little from the broken marriage.
[C17: from Old French, from Medieval Latin salvāgium, from salvāre to save1]
ˈsalvageable adj
ˈsalvager n

sal•vage

(ˈsæl vɪdʒ)

n., v. -vaged, -vag•ing. n.
1. the act of saving a ship or its cargo from perils of the seas.
2. the act of saving anything from destruction or danger.
3. the property, goods, etc., so saved.
4. compensation given to those who voluntarily save a ship or its cargo.
5. the value or proceeds upon sale of goods recovered from a fire.
v.t.
6. to save from shipwreck, fire, or other peril; rescue; recover.
[1635–45; < Old French; see save1, -age]
sal′vage•a•ble, adj.
sal′vag•er, n.

salvage

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.

salvage

1. the recovery of a ship or its contents or cargo after damage or sinking.
2. the material recovered and the compensation to those who recover it.
3. the rescue and use of any found or discarded material.
See also: Ships
compensation paid to those who recover a ship or its contents or cargo after sinking, damage, or abandonment.
See also: Dues and Payment

salvage


Past participle: salvaged
Gerund: salvaging

Imperative
salvage
salvage
Present
I salvage
you salvage
he/she/it salvages
we salvage
you salvage
they salvage
Preterite
I salvaged
you salvaged
he/she/it salvaged
we salvaged
you salvaged
they salvaged
Present Continuous
I am salvaging
you are salvaging
he/she/it is salvaging
we are salvaging
you are salvaging
they are salvaging
Present Perfect
I have salvaged
you have salvaged
he/she/it has salvaged
we have salvaged
you have salvaged
they have salvaged
Past Continuous
I was salvaging
you were salvaging
he/she/it was salvaging
we were salvaging
you were salvaging
they were salvaging
Past Perfect
I had salvaged
you had salvaged
he/she/it had salvaged
we had salvaged
you had salvaged
they had salvaged
Future
I will salvage
you will salvage
he/she/it will salvage
we will salvage
you will salvage
they will salvage
Future Perfect
I will have salvaged
you will have salvaged
he/she/it will have salvaged
we will have salvaged
you will have salvaged
they will have salvaged
Future Continuous
I will be salvaging
you will be salvaging
he/she/it will be salvaging
we will be salvaging
you will be salvaging
they will be salvaging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been salvaging
you have been salvaging
he/she/it has been salvaging
we have been salvaging
you have been salvaging
they have been salvaging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been salvaging
you will have been salvaging
he/she/it will have been salvaging
we will have been salvaging
you will have been salvaging
they will have been salvaging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been salvaging
you had been salvaging
he/she/it had been salvaging
we had been salvaging
you had been salvaging
they had been salvaging
Conditional
I would salvage
you would salvage
he/she/it would salvage
we would salvage
you would salvage
they would salvage
Past Conditional
I would have salvaged
you would have salvaged
he/she/it would have salvaged
we would have salvaged
you would have salvaged
they would have salvaged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.salvage - property or goods saved from damage or destruction
commodity, trade good, good - articles of commerce
belongings, property, holding - something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone; "that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property";
2.salvage - the act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction
deliverance, rescue, saving, delivery - recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"
3.salvage - the act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a shipwreck or a fire
deliverance, rescue, saving, delivery - recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"
Verb1.salvage - save from ruin, destruction, or harm
rescue, deliver - free from harm or evil
2.salvage - collect discarded or refused material; "She scavenged the garbage cans for food"
gather, pull together, collect, garner - assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"

salvage

verb
1. save, recover, rescue, restore, repair, get back, retrieve, redeem, glean, repossess, fetch back They studied flight recorders salvaged from the wreckage.
noun
1. rescue, saving, recovery, release, relief, liberation, salvation, deliverance, extrication The salvage of the ship went on.
2. scrap, remains, waste, junk, offcuts They climbed up on the rock with their salvage.

salvage

noun
Extrication from danger or confinement:
verb
To extricate from an undesirable state:
Translations
إنْقاذ، تَخْليصشَيءٌ مُنْقَذيُنْقِذ، يُخَلِّص
záchranazachráněné věcizachránit
bjærgebjærgegodsbjærgningredderedning
megmentésmegmentett holmimentés
bjargabjörgunòaî sem bjargaî er
išgelbėtas turtas
glābšanaglābtizglābtizglābtā krava
zachránené veci
kurtarılmış malkurtarmakurtarmak

salvage

[ˈsælvɪdʒ]
A. N
1. (= rescue) [of ship etc] → salvamento m
2. (= things rescued) → objetos mpl salvados; (for re-use) → material m reutilizable
3. (= fee) → derechos mpl de salvamento
B. VT
1. (= save) → salvar
to salvage sth from the wreckagesalvar algo de las ruinas
2. (fig) [+ sth from theory, policy etc] → rescatar; [+ pride, reputation] (= manage to keep) → conservar; (= regain) → recuperar, salvar
C. CPD salvage fee Nderechos mpl de salvamento
salvage operation Noperación f de rescate, operación f de salvamento
salvage value Nvalor m de desecho
salvage vessel Nbuque m de salvamento

salvage

[ˈsælvɪdʒ]
n
(= saving) → sauvetage m
(= things saved) → biens mpl sauvés
modif [crew, operation] → de sauvetage

salvage

n (= act)Bergung f; (= objects)Bergungsgut nt; (= payment)Bergelohn m; (= proceeds from salvaged goods)Wert mder geretteten Waren
vt (from wreck, building) → bergen (from aus); (fig)retten (from von); to salvage something from the fireetw aus den Flammen retten; to salvage one’s pride/reputationsich (dat)seinen Stolz/Ruf erhalten können; salvage what you can (lit, fig)rettet, was ihr retten könnt; a few happy memories can be salvaged from the marriageein paar glückliche Erinnerungen können aus den Trümmern der Ehe geborgen werden

salvage

:
salvage operation
nBergungsaktion f; (fig)Rettungsaktion f
salvage tug
nBergungsschlepper m
salvage vessel

salvage

[ˈsælvɪdʒ]
1. n
a. (saving, of ship) → salvataggio; (for re-use) → ricupero
b. (things saved) → oggetti mpl salvati or ricuperati; (for re-use) → materiale m di ricupero
c. (compensation) → compenso
2. vt (boat, cargo, goods) → ricuperare (fig) → salvare
3. adj (operation) → di salvataggio; (goods) → di ricupero

salvage

(ˈsӕlvidʒ) verb
to save from loss or destruction in a fire, shipwreck etc. He salvaged his books from the burning house.
noun
1. the act of salvaging.
2. property etc which has been salvaged. Was there any salvage from the wreck?

salvage

adj de rescate; — therapy terapia or tratamiento de rescate; n rescate m, salvamento; vt rescatar, salvar
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