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1. One that saves a life.
2. See lifeguard.
3. One that provides help in a crisis or emergency.
4. A life preserver shaped like a ring.
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1. one who rescues another from danger of death, esp. from drowning.
2. one that saves a person, as from a difficult situation or critical moment.
life′sav`ing, adj., n.
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|Noun||1.||lifesaver - an attendant employed at a beach or pool to protect swimmers from accidents|
|2.||lifesaver - a life preserver in the form of a ring of buoyant material|
breeches buoy - a life buoy in the form of a ring with short breeches for support; used to transfer people from a ship
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