salva
salva(
sahl
-
bah
)
feminine noun
1. (gunfire) 
a. salute 
Dispararon la salva en honor al soldado muerto.The salute was fired in honor of the dead soldier.
b. salvo 
El presidente fue recibido con una salva de cañones.The president was welcomed with a salvo of cannons.
2. (of applause) 
a. storm 
Al terminar su discurso, el alcalde recibió una salva de aplausos.When the mayor finished his speech, he got a storm of applause.
b. burst 
Cuando colgó mi jefe, hubo una salva espontánea de aplausos.When my boss hung up, there was a spontaneous burst of applause.
c. round 
Tras una salva de aplausos, cantamos el himno nacional.After a round of applause, we sang the national anthem.
3. (platter) 
a. salver 
Sacaron salvas con canapés para los invitados.Salvers of canapés were brought out for the guests.
b. tray 
Los meseros traían las bebidas en una salva.The waiters brought the drinks on a tray.
salva
Noun
1. (military) 
a. salvo 
2. (fig) 
a. no direct translation 
una salva de aplausosa round of applause
salva
1 [de aplausos] storm
2 (Mil) salute; salvo
salva de advertencia warning shots
plural
; (p)
3 (saludo) greeting
4 (promesa) oath; solemn promise
salva
(bandeja) salver; tray
Phrases with "salva"
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sana y salva
safe and sound
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