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The pick of their populace had been salvaged on this giant life-raft.

Finally he vanished down in Texas with his vaqueros and the salvaged herd.

Everything in the line of equipment that was not needed, was salvaged.

Could success be salvaged, then, at the very edge of failure?

To this end, corps of mechanics set to work upon the salvaged hulk.

Some carried things in their hands, things they had salvaged from the doom of their homes.

From a box in the corner he dragged a desk telephone, the one he had salvaged from the Zoo.

The bessendium part of the cargo of the wrecked Malabar had been salvaged.

But from the putrescent mass of flesh, we salvaged a second jewel from Aptor.

If it was dead, he should save what could be salvaged of the venison.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, "payment for saving a ship from wreck or capture," from French salvage (15c.), from Old French salver "to save" (see save (v.)). The general sense of "the saving of property from danger" is attested from 1878. Meaning "recycling of waste material" is from 1918, from the British effort in World War I.

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