salvage

[ UK /sˈælvɪd‍ʒ/ ]
[ US /ˈsæɫvədʒ, ˈsæɫvɪdʒ/ ]
NOUN
  1. the act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a shipwreck or a fire
  2. property or goods saved from damage or destruction
  3. the act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction
VERB
  1. save from ruin, destruction, or harm
  2. collect discarded material
    She scavenged the garbage cans for food
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How To Use salvage In A Sentence

  • The wounded pride of a fifteen-year-old boy had to be salvaged someway.
  • All sorts of treasures have been found in the pile of waste, which is why the council receives income from the salvage contractor to help provide funding for a recycling advisor at the site.
  • LIP is one of the treatments to salvage vision in patients with incomplete ophthalmic artery occlusion if no contraindications for thrombolysis exist.
  • In this care study I have endeavoured to show some aspects of the unique role of the nurse described by Salvage.
  • Ferguson salvaged at least a point from another tough assignment, the first of the season at the third attempt.
  • On its ground floor, executive director Amy Tobin showed me some salvaged-wood tables, benches, and a lustrously smooth black-acacia countertop created by Paul Discoe, an ordained Buddhist priest whose Oakland-based company, Live Edge, utilizes lumber from urban street trees that have been cut down due to storm damage, disease, and other reasons. Anneli Rufus: Rainwater Toilets and Slag: Touring Berkeley's Greenest Building
  • Fuel and tankers became so scarce in the spring of 1942 that oil was scavenged from the unsalvageable battleships still resting on the bottom of Battleship Row.
  • The psychiatrists and other medical staff avoided this ward, making only the bare minimum of calls and writing off the patients there as unsalvageable.
  • I also engaged in leftover salvage to make twice-cooked pasta and a veggie cheese sauce. and the painted ponies go up and down
  • The best approach is to make use of a team of multidisciplinary professionals who are committed to limb salvage.
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