noun, plural salvos, salvoes.
a simultaneous or successive discharge of artillery, bombs, etc.
a round of fire given as a salute.
a round of cheers or applause.
noun, plural salvos. Archaic.
an excuse or quibbling evasion.
something to save a person’s reputation or soothe a person’s feelings.
noun (pl) -vos, -voes
a discharge of fire from weapons in unison, esp on a ceremonial occasion
concentrated fire from many weapons, as in a naval battle
an outburst, as of applause
noun (rare) (pl) -vos
an excuse or evasion
an expedient to save a reputation or soothe hurt feelings
(in legal documents) a saving clause; reservation
noun (pl) -vos
(Austral, slang) a member of the Salvation Army
[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
adjective 1. comparative of salty. noun 1. saltire. adjective, saltier, saltiest. 1. tasting of or containing salt; saline. 2. piquant; sharp; witty. 3. racy or coarse: salty humor. 4. of the sea, sailing, or life at sea. adjective saltier, saltiest 1. of, tasting of, or containing salt 2. (esp of humour) sharp; piquant 3. relating […]