An example of salvage is the protecting of cargo from going overboard.
An example of salvage is the fixing of a science project that has been destroyed.
An example of salvage is to fix a cake that has begun to burn.
Other Word Forms
Origin of salvage
- Obsolete French from Old French salvaige right of salvage from Late Latin salvāre from Latin salvus safe sol- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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