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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sal·vage /ˈsælvɪʤ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sal·vage /ˈsælvɪʤ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sal·vage n.
 1. The act of saving a vessel, goods, or life, from perils of the sea.
    Salvage of life from a British ship, or a foreign ship in British waters, ranks before salvage of goods.   --Encyc. Brit.
 2. Maritime Law (a) The compensation allowed to persons who voluntarily assist in saving a ship or her cargo from peril. (b) That part of the property that survives the peril and is saved.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sal·vage, a. & n. Savage. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: property or goods saved from damage or destruction
      2: the act of saving goods or property that were in danger of
         damage or destruction
      3: the act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a
         shipwreck or a fire
      v 1: save from ruin, destruction, or harm [syn: salve, relieve,
      2: collect discarded or refused material; "She scavenged the
         garbage cans for food" [syn: scavenge]