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

 salve /ˈsælv/
 油膏劑,藥膏,安慰,奉承(vt.)塗油膏于,安慰,緩和,搶救,打撈

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

 salve /ˈsælv, ˈsɑlv/ 名詞
 藥膏,油膏劑,止痛藥,治瘡藥,敷藥膏

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sal·ve interj.  Hail!

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sal·ve v. t. To say Salve to; to greet; to salute. [Obs.]
 By this that stranger knight in presence came,
 And goodly salved them.   --Spenser.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Salve n.
 1. An adhesive composition or substance to be applied to wounds or sores; a healing ointment.
 2. A soothing remedy or antidote.
 Counsel or consolation we may bring.
 Salve to thy sores.   --Milton.
 Salve bug Zool., a large, stout isopod crustacean (Aega psora), parasitic on the halibut and codfish, -- used by fishermen in the preparation of a salve. It becomes about two inches in length.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Salve, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Salved p. pr. & vb. n. Salving.]
 1. To heal by applications or medicaments; to cure by remedial treatment; to apply salve to; as, to salve a wound.
 2. To heal; to remedy; to cure; to make good; to soothe, as with an ointment, especially by some device, trick, or quibble; to gloss over.
 But Ebranck salved both their infamies
 With noble deeds.   --Spenser.
    What may we do, then, to salve this seeming inconsistence?   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Salve v. t. & i.  To save, as a ship or goods, from the perils of the sea. [Recent]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 salve
      n 1: semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine)
           applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an
           irritation [syn: ointment, unction, unguent, balm]
      2: anything that remedies or heals or soothes; "he needed a
         salve for his conscience"
      v 1: save from ruin, destruction, or harm [syn: salvage, relieve,
            save]
      2: apply a salve to, usually for the purpose of healing