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1. One who salvages or assists in salvaging a ship or its cargo.
2. A ship used in salvage.


(ˈsælvə) or


(Nautical Terms) a person instrumental in salvaging a vessel or its cargo
[C17: from salvage + -or1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.salvor - someone who salvages
recoverer, saver, rescuer - someone who saves something from danger or violence
stooper - a person at a racetrack who searches for winning parimutuel tickets that have been carelessly discarded by others
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Finally a salvor dragged it to the city's waterfront.
The PCGSOG personnel also toured the USNS Salvor, the Safeguard-class salvage ship from which the US.
They provide specialist expert opinion on the plan of action, measures to be taken and cost estimates suggested by the salvor and, if required, the SCR will make additional recommendations.
SALVOR A Saviour B One who salvages C One who operates a cannon who am I?
There (was) supposed to be an authorized salvor that accompanied them during extraction.
The person to whom the vehicle is given up will pass it to a salvor, also known as a "chop-shop," because it breaks the vehicle up into its component parts and sells them.
Wagner arranged a group called the Real Eight to salvage the site, joining forces with Mel Fisher, a salvor and head of an operation called Mel Fisher's Treasures.
No hay sino tres grandes heroes de la reconstruccion historica futura: Hari Seldon, psico-historiador, Salvor Hardin, alcalde y Hober Mallow, comerciante.
THE complex operation to salvage sunken Kilo class submarine INS Sindhurakshak will start soon as the navy is in the final stages of identifying the salvor to carry out the job.
6 arrived at the scene of the grounding along with USNS Bowditch (T-AGS 62), USNS Salvor (T-ARS 52), and Malaysian tug Vos Apollo.
Leslie (India Salvor Menuez) is an entitled rebel en route to Julliard before deciding to travel east to learn how to dance for the gods.