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


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