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Word: salvage

Definition: rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved

Sentences Containing 'salvage'

"Zmaj" appears to have been little used in her intended role; only her salvage of an upside-down Dornier Wal in the Bay of Kotor in 1936 has been confirmed.
1953 brought, for a salvage vessel, relative inactivity.
Along the way the teams face a series of six physical and mental tasks in an attempt collect salvage from Cyclops; each item of salvage having a salvage points value referred to frequently as "sp's".
Although the club improved its record under new coach Clouston, including a 10–5–0 record in March, it was not enough to salvage the season.
As a member of the Squalus Salvage Unit, he played an important part in the rescue of 33 survivors and the salvage of the stricken submarine.
As late as 1965, salvage work continued, but in 1966 the wreck collapsed and finally sank into the riverbed.
Bachelor also videod the remains as part of his search for a suitable locomotive to salvage and restore.
Born in England, he left school at the age of 13 and worked as a salvage tug and trawler skipper before moving to Australia in 1962.
But, with the end of winter, she resumed a full schedule of salvage, recovery, and special operations which continued for the next four and a half years.
Designed for salvage and rescue work, "Salvager" completed shakedown off Cuba and put into Charleston, SC, on 29 November.
During salvage operations to raise the crew deck from the ocean floor, Jarvis' body escaped from the wreckage, floated to the surface, and disappeared back into the sea.
Each individual challenge must be completed within a strict time limit otherwise all salvage collected is rendered useless and has no sp value.
Following the end war, the wreck of the "Virginia II" was raised for salvage.
His assistant, Dr. Langston Nez manages to salvage much of their equipment from the air van but is seriously injured trying to get out.
However, it took four days for the salvage crew to put out the fire.
In May, the salvage lifting ship inspected buoys in Chesapeake Bay.
In the first space salvage mission in history, the crew also retrieved for return to Earth the Palapa B-2 and Westar VI satellites.
In the year 3000, the space salvage ship "Mother III" happens upon the derelict transport "Demeter".
Initial attempts to pull it off the rocks by brute force failed, and the capsizing of the battleship further delayed salvage work, so that she was not freed until mid-1956.
It is not considered a first-line treatment, but it can be useful as salvage therapy.
J.R. had swindled most of the other oilmen that he knows to salvage Ewing Oil by convincing their cartel to buy worthless oil fields from him just prior to nationalization.
Kangli suffers a breakdown when she discovers that Jianguo has fallen for his lover and tries to salvage the marriage.
Meanwhile, Annie returns and tries to salvage her relationship with Son, but Son is unwilling to give up gambling.
Multiple salvage attempts failed and a legal dispute arising from the last attempt was not settled until 1926.
On 16 October 1967, she was redesignated YMLC-3 (Salvage Craft, Medium); and, in December, she was placed in service and assigned to Advanced Bases, Pacific Area.
One team competes in yellow the other in red and the salvage they are attempting to recover is usually marked with their team colours.
One Way Out released a self-titled album in 2004 and an EP titled "Salvage What's Left" in 2005.
Salvage efforts soon proved impracticable and her name was struck from the Navy List on 5 May 1938.
Salvage work continued into the 1930s, and by the 1940s, the hull had rolled over to her starboard side.
She is the only daughter of Iona and Sir Timothy Havelock, two marine salvage operators who do contract work for the British Secret Service.
Sp's for an individual item of salvage range from 1sp to 50sp and there are typically 100sp available between the two teams for an individual challenge.
Squadron Two included hospital ships, fleet motion-picture exchange, repair ships, salvage ships, and tugs.
The American expedition included Creek Indians from Coweta, who were induced to join by the promise that they would get what they could salvage from the fort if they helped in its capture.
The Commander would often embellish these instructions and seemingly impose his own rules such as making certain events a race or setting a minimum amount of salvage to be collected.
The CURV-III underwater survey confirmed that the "Fitzgerald" was well beyond normal commercial salvage.
The Deal hoveller "Lady Haig" was given charge of the salvage operations.
The destroyer escort picked up 70 survivors and sent salvage parties aboard the stricken ship to keep her afloat.
The initial salvage attempts were unsuccessful and the "Espingole" was struck off the naval register on 16 September.
The salvage company also dropped their claim.
The saw Webber's sixth retirement of the season after he made a last lap lunge on Jenson Button in an attempt to salvage a point from the weekend.
The ships had low expected lifetimes and rarely outlasted two decades of use before they were broken up for salvage.
Then, with the addition of two sets of beach gear, she resumed normal salvage work, again operating primarily with "Windlass".
There is much remedial work to be done such as sanitation/salvage, timber stand improvement, site preparation and planting operations.
This was only rectified in 2007 with a new V6 engine and a new six-speed automatic which was nonetheless too late to salvage sales.
To salvage the scheme, Marcos approaches Sandler's widowed sister, the owner of the real stamps, who agrees to sell them for $250,000.
USS "Gypsy" (ARS(D)-1) was the lead ship of her class of salvage lifting vessels serving in the United States Navy.
USS "Recovery" (ARS-43) was a "Bolster"-class rescue and salvage ship of the United States Navy, which remained in commission for over 48 years.
Vickers nearly ruins a relationship with a client but Andy gains enough confidence to salvage the sale.
When Greg regains the use of his legs in 1984, he goes to see Jenny so that he can salvage what they had together.
With the new year, 1948, "Salvager" continued her work of removing dangers to navigation; and, in August, she began salvage tests on the off Piney Point, MD.
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