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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Salvage  \Sal"vage\,  a.  &  n. 
  Savage.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Salvage  \Sal"vage\  (?;  48),  n.  [F.  salvage,  OF  salver  to  save, 
  F.  sauver,  fr  L.  salvare.  See  {Save}.] 
  1.  The  act  of  saving  a  vessel,  goods,  or  life,  from  perils  of 
  the  sea. 
  Salvage  of  life  from  a  British  ship,  or  a  foreign 
  ship  in  British  waters,  ranks  before  salvage  of 
  goods.  --Encyc.  Brit. 
  2.  (Maritime  Law) 
  a  The  compensation  allowed  to  persons  who  voluntarily 
  assist  in  saving  a  ship  or  her  cargo  from  peril. 
  b  That  part  of  the  property  that  survives  the  peril  and 
  is  saved.  --Kent.  Abbot. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  the  act  of  rescuing  a  ship  or  its  crew  or  its  cargo  from  a 
  shipwreck  or  a  fire 
  v  1:  save  from  ruin  or  destruction  [syn:  {salve},  {relieve},  {save}] 
  2:  collect  discarded  or  refused  material;  "She  scavenged  athe 
  garbage  cans  for  food"  [syn:  {scavenge}] 

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