a medicinal ointment for healing or relieving wounds and sores.
anything that soothes, mollifies, or relieves.
verb (used with object), salved, salving.
to soothe with or as if with salve; assuage:
to salve one’s conscience.
verb (used with or without object), salved, salving.
to save from loss or destruction; to salvage.
an ointment for wounds, sores, etc
anything that heals or soothes
to apply salve to (a wound, sore, etc)
to soothe, comfort, or appease
a less common word for salvage
an archaic word for save1 (sense 3)
salve (sāv, säv)
An analgesic or medicinal ointment.
noun, plural salvos, salvoes. 1. a simultaneous or successive discharge of artillery, bombs, etc. 2. a round of fire given as a salute. 3. a round of cheers or applause. noun, plural salvos. Archaic. 1. an excuse or quibbling evasion. 2. something to save a person’s reputation or soothe a person’s feelings. noun (pl) -vos, […]
[sal voh-lat-l-ee] /ˈsæl voʊˈlæt lˌi/ noun 1. an aromatic alcoholic solution of ammonium carbonate, the chief ingredient in smelling salts. sal volatile /vɒˈlætɪlɪ/ noun 1. another name for ammonium carbonate 2. Also called spirits of ammonia, (archaic) hartshorn. a solution of ammonium carbonate in alcohol and aqueous ammonia, often containing aromatic oils, used as smelling […]
noun 1. a person who salvages or helps to salvage a ship, cargo, etc. noun 1. a person instrumental in salvaging a vessel or its cargo
adjective 1. moving by leaping. 2. belonging or pertaining to the family Salticidae, comprising the jumping spiders. adjective 1. (of animals) adapted for moving in a series of jumps