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salvage

noun The saving of something.

verb To rescue, or save the remains of, something, often understood to mean the rescue of cargo lost at sea.
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Note that a small amount of salvageable material is always lost due to market fluctuations, deconstruction methodology or damage.
indinavir battle, in which nelfinavir had a more salvageable pathway (meaning better treatment options if resistance does develop to the drug).
These illiterate alterations are being removed or corrected and the few surviving and salvageable features are being restored.
The whole place is extensive and, I believe, salvageable.
The stand-alone office and planing mill were spared, but aside from a few beams, not much else from the metal-clad main sawmill building was salvageable.
The only truly salvageable material in this part of the book is Levine's excellent delineation of the function of feudalism in Germany as compared with England and France.
Navy in searching and retrieving salvageable items from the sunken ship.
In my opinion it's still salvageable, but it will take a lot of money and political will to make some big changes.
It is very early days and we are going to have to see what is salvageable.
In addition, many of the hard steel fabrication dies and some aluminum supplies appear salvageable, wooden master patterns for foundry tooling were spared, and the Springfield Area Manufacturers Assn.
Technology Recycling hauls away old computer gear, has it dismantled by workers with disabilities, recycles or reuses everything salvageable and disposes of what's left in an environmentally responsible way.
From the perspective of art history - or, more precisely, an art history of "movements" - it is precisely these works that constitute the salvageable core of the artist's output.