Definition of Salvor

1. Noun. Someone who salvages.

Exact synonyms: Salvager
Generic synonyms: Recoverer, Rescuer, Saver
Specialized synonyms: Stooper
Derivative terms: Salvage, Salvage



Definition of Salvor

1. n. One who assists in saving a ship or goods at sea, without being under special obligation to do so.

Definition of Salvor

1. Noun. One who salvages; especially, one who assists in saving a distressed ship or its goods at sea, without being under special obligation to do so. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Salvor

1. a salvager [n -S] - See also: salvager

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Salvor

salvia
salvias
salvific
salvifical
salvifically
salvifying
salving
salvings
salvinorin
salvinorin A
salvinorins
salvo
salvoed
salvoes
salvoing
salvor (current term)
salvors
salvos
salwar
salwar kameez
salzburgite
saléeite
saléeites
sama
samaan
samaans
samadhi
samadhis
samaj
saman

Literary usage of Salvor

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1. Tahiti Days by Hector Macquarrie (1920)
"CHAPTER XXIV THE salvor THERE'S no comfort in tramp ships—nothing but smells, salt water, canned tongues ... His ship, the salvor, leant heavily against the ..."

2. Notes of Cases Decided in the Court of Appeals of the State of New York by New York (State). Court of Appeals (1878)
"That the salvor had a right to hold the property until paid his reasonable salvage, and when taken from him wrongfully, even by the general owner, ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Civil Salvage by William Rann Kennedy (1907)
"In the second place, the undertaking of the service must be a voluntary act on the part of the salvor. Success is also generally necessary for a valid claim ..."

4. Pen and Pencil Sketches of Faröe and Iceland by Andrew James Symington (1862)
"... salvor.1 Once on a time, a worthy couple, Sveinn and his wife, occupied a farm, on the shores of the beautiful Skaga- fiord, in the north country. ..."

5. General Average: Principles and Practice in the United States of America by Ernest Wilfred Congdon (1913)
"... TO SECURE TO salvor CHARGES FOR SALVAGE OR OTHER SERVICES In case of the Services having been rendered to the above vessel and cargo by who claim a lien ..."

6. General Average: Principles and Practice in the United States of America by Ernest Wilfred Congdon (1913)
"... OF AGREEMENT TO SECURE TO salvor CHARGES FOR SALVAGE OR OTHER SERVICES In case of the Services having been rendered to the above vessel and cargo by who ..."

7. Tahiti Days by Hector Macquarrie (1920)
"CHAPTER XXIV THE salvor THERE'S no comfort in tramp ships—nothing but smells, salt water, canned tongues ... His ship, the salvor, leant heavily against the ..."

8. Notes of Cases Decided in the Court of Appeals of the State of New York by New York (State). Court of Appeals (1878)
"That the salvor had a right to hold the property until paid his reasonable salvage, and when taken from him wrongfully, even by the general owner, ..."

9. A Treatise on the Law of Civil Salvage by William Rann Kennedy (1907)
"In the second place, the undertaking of the service must be a voluntary act on the part of the salvor. Success is also generally necessary for a valid claim ..."

10. Pen and Pencil Sketches of Faröe and Iceland by Andrew James Symington (1862)
"... salvor.1 Once on a time, a worthy couple, Sveinn and his wife, occupied a farm, on the shores of the beautiful Skaga- fiord, in the north country. ..."

11. General Average: Principles and Practice in the United States of America by Ernest Wilfred Congdon (1913)
"... TO SECURE TO salvor CHARGES FOR SALVAGE OR OTHER SERVICES In case of the Services having been rendered to the above vessel and cargo by who claim a lien ..."

12. General Average: Principles and Practice in the United States of America by Ernest Wilfred Congdon (1913)
"... OF AGREEMENT TO SECURE TO salvor CHARGES FOR SALVAGE OR OTHER SERVICES In case of the Services having been rendered to the above vessel and cargo by who ..."

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