Salvor
Salvor Sal"vor, n. [See {Salvation}, {Save}] (Law) One who assists in saving a ship or goods at sea, without being under special obligation to do so. --Wheaton. [1913 Webster]

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  • salvor — sal‧vor [ˈsælvə ǁ ər] noun [countable] INSURANCE someone who organizes or takes part in the rescue of lost or damaged goods or property, especially of a ship * * * salvor UK US /ˈsælvər/ noun [C] ► INSURANCE, TRANSPORT a person or company… …   Financial and business terms

  • salvor — [sal′vər] n. any of the persons or ships participating in the voluntary rescue of a ship at sea or its cargo …   English World dictionary

  • salvor — noun see salve III …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • salvor — /sal veuhr/, n. a person who salvages or helps to salvage a ship, cargo, etc. [1670 80; SALV(AGE) + OR2] * * * …   Universalium

  • salvor — 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 …   Wiktionary

  • salvor — sal·vor || sælvÉ™(r) n. one who salvages ships and cargo, one who rescues sinking ships and their cargo …   English contemporary dictionary

  • salvor — [ salvə, salvɔ:] noun a person engaged in salvage of a ship or items lost at sea …   English new terms dictionary

  • salvor — sal·vor …   English syllables

  • salvor — /ˈsælvə/ (say salvuh) noun someone who salvages or helps to salvage a ship, cargo, etc. {salv(age)1 + or2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • salvor — /sablvsr/ A person who, without any particular relation to a ship in distress, proffers useful service, and gives it as a volunteer adventurer, without any pre existing covenant that connected him with the duty of employing himself for the… …   Black's law dictionary

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