salvage

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salvage(
sahl
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vihj
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (nautical)
a. el salvamento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The waters rose higher, and it became clear that there would be no salvage for the ship.Las aguas subían más, y quedó claro que no habría salvamento del buque.
b. el rescate
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
All efforts for the salvage of the capsized ship's cargo were unfruitful.Todos los esfuerzos para el rescate de la carga del barco que zozobró fueron infructuosos.
c. el salvataje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
Three navy ships participated in the salvage of the sunken cruise ship.Tres buques de la armada participaron en el salvataje del crucero hundido.
2. (retrieved objects)
a. los objetos salvados
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
One of the items among the salvage was a large diamond.Uno de los artículos entre los objetos salvados fue un diamante grande.
b. los objeto rescatado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
We found an antique tub for our house at a salvage warehouse.Encontramos una tina antigua para nuestra casa en una bodega de objetos recatados.
3. (payment)
a. los derechos de salvamento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The collector paid the diver the salvage for the artifacts.La coleccionista le pagó al buceador el derecho de salvamento por los artefactos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to save)
a. salvar
The bookstore owner was only able to salvage a handful of books from the fire in the store.El librero solo logró rescatar un puñado de libros del incendio en la librería.
b. rescatar
The divers salvaged a large portion of an ancient treasure from the sunken galleon.Los buzos rescataron gran parte de un tesoro antiguo del galeón hundido.
5.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to save)
a. rescatar
Daniels knew he would never be able to salvage his reputation after the scandal.Daniels sabía que nunca podría rescatar su reputación después del escándalo.
b. salvar
Pedro and Gabriela were determined to salvage their relationship after the affair.Pedro y Gabriela se empeñaron en salvar su relación después de la aventura.
6.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to prevent from failing)
a. rescatar
Helen barely salvaged the deal after Frank nearly botched it.Helen a duras penas logró rescatar el trato después de que Frank casi lo estropea.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
7. (relating to rescue)
a. de rescate
The salvage operation took all night, but all of the hikers made it out alive.La operación de rescate duró toda la noche, pero todos los alpinistas salieron vivos.
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salvage
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of ship)
a. el rescate m, salvamento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (of waste material)
a. la recuperación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
salvage vesselbuque de salvamento
3. (objects salvaged)
a. el material rescatado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (also fig)
a. salvar, rescatar
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salvage [ˈsælvɪdʒ]
noun
1 (rescue) [of ship etc] salvamento (m)
2 (things rescued) objetos (m) salvados; (for re-use) material (m) reutilizable
3 (fee) derechos (m) de salvamento
transitive verb
1 (save) salvar
to salvage sth from the wreckage salvar algo de las ruinas
2 [+sth from theory, policy etc] rescatar; [+pride, reputation] (manage to keep) conservar; (regain) recuperar; salvar;
modifier
salvage fee (n) derechos (m) de salvamento
salvage operation (n) operación (f) de rescate; operación (f) de salvamento
salvage value (n) valor (m) de desecho
salvage vessel (n) buque (m) de salvamento
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