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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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While 50% of A was salvageable, none of C category (>40 yrs.) were salvageable.
Treatment options include nephrectomy when there is no salvageable kidney function or pyeloplasty and pyelotomy when some kidney function can be preserved.
Canadian Omar Khadr, the youngest detainee held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is a "good kid" and "salvageable," according to his captors, cited in Canadian government files published yesterday.
These characters are more salvageable than many real-life homeless teens since they are not addicted to hard drugs, nor do they sell their bodies under the tight control of pimps.
This applies just as much to reusable and salvageable building materials from structures scheduled for demolishing, as it does to ordinary newspapers and soda cans.
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, Calif., have been developing new MR techniques to demostrate the damage from a stroke while it is actually happening, with a goal of differentiating brain tissue that is potentially salvageable from tissue that already is injured irreversibly by a stroke.
Is the Middle East Roadmap still salvageable, or is a new framework necessary?
A large percentage of the exterior was salvageable and other pieces were replicated at a foundry in Alabama.
The bulk of the salvageable material was found in the main area (the central 480 square feet) of the two-story barn.
He and many young white men are easily salvageable. If progressives push them away, surely the GOP, neocons, and Promise Keepers won't.
Depending on what caused its demise, there are a couple of salvageable parts you should consider.
Bob Lipscomb, director of the Harrison County Library System, surveyed the damage after the hurricane only to find very few salvageable materials.