save-all
noun Date: circa 1645 something that prevents waste, loss, or damage (as a receptacle for catching waste products for further use)

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  • Save-all — n. [Save + all.] Anything which saves fragments, or prevents waste or loss. Specifically: (a) A device in a candlestick to hold the ends of candles, so that they be burned. (b) (Naut.) A small sail sometimes set under the foot of another sail, t …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • save-all — [sāv′ôl΄] n. any of a number of devices which prevent waste or loss; specif., a) a sail placed to catch wind passing by the regular sails b) a net spread between a ship and pier while cargo is being loaded or unloaded …   English World dictionary

  • save-all — /sayv awl /, n. 1. a means, contrivance, or receptacle for preventing loss or waste. 2. Older Use. overalls. 3. Naut. a. a net secured between a pier and a ship, beneath cargo being transferred from one to the other. b. a sail for utilizing wind… …   Universalium

  • save all — įrašyti viską statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Komanda įrašyti visus atvertus dokumentus ir visus kitus su tais dokumentais susijusius duomenis, kurie buvo sukurti arba modifikuoti vykdant programą (šablonus, žurnalą ir kt.). atitikmenys …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • save all — įrašyti visus statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Komanda visiems atvertiems dokumentams į diską įrašyti. atitikmenys: angl. save all ryšiai: palygink – įrašyti viską …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • save-all — /ˈseɪv ɔl/ (say sayv awl) noun a means, contrivance, or receptacle for preventing loss or waste …   Australian English dictionary

  • save-all — noun 1. a receptacle for catching waste products for further use • Hypernyms: ↑receptacle 2. a sail set to catch wind spilled from a larger sail • Hypernyms: ↑sail, ↑canvas, ↑canvass, ↑sheet 3. a net hung between ship and pier while lo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Save — Save, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Saved}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Saving}.] [OE. saven, sauven, salven, OF. salver, sauver, F. sauver, L. salvare, fr. salvus saved, safe. See {Safe}, a.] 1. To make safe; to procure the safety of; to preserve from injury,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • save — 1. v. & n. v. 1 tr. (often foll. by from) rescue, preserve, protect, or deliver from danger, harm, discredit, etc. (saved my life; saved me from drowning). 2 tr. (often foll. by up) keep for future use; reserve; refrain from spending (saved up… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Save the Rhino — International (SRI), a UK based conservation charity, is Europe’s largest single species rhino charity, in terms of funds raised and grants made, and in terms of profile and positioning. They began fundraising for in situ rhino conservation… …   Wikipedia

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