Salvage


Salvage

Salvage may refer to:

* Salvage (Transformers), an Autobot from "Transformers"
* Salvage archaeology, an archaeological survey and excavation carried out in areas threatened by construction or development
* Salvage data, the process of extracting data from damaged, failed, corrupted, or inaccessible primary storage media
* Salvage ethnography, the practice of salvaging a record of what was left of a culture before it disappeared
* Marine salvage, the process of rescuing a ship, its cargo and sometimes the crew from peril
* Salvage tug, a type of tugboat used to rescue or salvage ships which are in distress or in danger of sinking
* Salvage value, the estimated value of an asset at the end of its useful life
* "Salvage" (film), a 2006 American horror film
* "Salvage 1", an 1979 ABC science fiction-comedy series
* "Salvage" ("Angel"), an episode of the television series "Angel"
* "Salvage" ("The X-Files"), an episode of the television series "The X-Files"
* "Salvage" ("Alfred Hitchcock Presents"), an episode of "Alfred Hitchcock Presents"
* Selvage, the uncut edge of woven fabric
* Extrajudicial punishment resulting in death is referred to as "Salvage" in the Philippines
* Vehicle salvage
* Waste sorting
* Salvage, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

ee also

* Wrecking


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  • salvage — sal·vage / sal vij/ n 1 a: compensation paid for saving a ship or its cargo from the perils of the sea or for recovering it from an actual loss (as in a shipwreck) b: the act of saving or rescuing a ship or its cargo c: the act of saving or… …   Law dictionary

  • salvage — sal‧vage [ˈsælvɪdʒ] verb [transitive] 1. to save goods or property from a situation in which things have already been damaged or destroyed: • Unsuccessful attempts were made to salvage the ship immediately after it sank. 2. if someone salvages a… …   Financial and business terms

  • Salvage 1 — Genre Science fiction Created by Mike Lloyd Ross Starring Andy Griffith Joel Higgins Trish Stewart Richard Jaeckel Jacqueline Scott J. Jay Saunders Heather McAdam …   Wikipedia

  • 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. [1913 Webster] Salvage of life from a British ship, or a foreign ship in British… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • salvage — (n.) 1640s, payment for saving a ship from wreck or capture, from Fr. salvage, from O.Fr. salver to save (see SAVE (Cf. save)). The general sense of the saving of property from danger is attested from 1878. Meaning recycling of waste material is… …   Etymology dictionary

  • salvage — [sal′vij] n. [Fr < MFr < salver, to SAVE1] 1. a) the voluntary rescue of a ship or its cargo at sea from peril such as fire, shipwreck, capture, etc. b) compensation paid for such a rescue c) the ship or cargo so rescued d) th …   English World dictionary

  • Salvage — Sal vage, a. & n. Savage. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Salvage — (franz., spr. ßalwāsch ), soviel wie Berge oder Hilfslohn, vgl. Bergen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Salvage — (engl., spr. ßällwĕdsch), Bergegeld (s. Bergen) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • salvage — [v] save, rescue deliver, get back, glean, ransom, reclaim, recover, redeem, regain, restore, retrieve, salve; concept 134 Ant. endanger, harm, hurt, injure, lose, waste …   New thesaurus


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