Salvo



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, -voes
1.
a discharge of fire from weapons in unison, esp on a ceremonial occasion
2.
concentrated fire from many weapons, as in a naval battle
3.
an outburst, as of applause
noun (rare) (pl) -vos
1.
an excuse or evasion
2.
an expedient to save a reputation or soothe hurt feelings
3.
(in legal documents) a saving clause; reservation
noun (pl) -vos
1.
(Austral, slang) a member of the Salvation Army

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Sal-volatile

    [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 […]

  • Salvor

    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



  • Saltigrade

    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

  • Saltier

    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 […]



Disclaimer: Salvo definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.