Salvage

What is Salvage ?

Salvage is (noun) 1. saving a ship or cargo from being destroyed 2. goods saved from something such as a wreck or a fire a sale of flood salvage items 3. saving rubbish for use a company specialising in the sal- vage of plastics from household waste(verb) 1. to save something from a wreck or a fire We are selling off a warehouse full of sal- vaged goods. We managed to salvage the computer discs from the fire. 2. to save some- thing from loss The company is trying to salvage its reputation after the managing di- rector was sent to prison for fraud. The re- ceiver managed to salvage something from the collapse of the company.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level