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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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To satisfy admiralty jurisdiction in federal court for a valid salvage claim when the marine property is to be salvaged on or in navigable waters.
The total real volume of the building should be seen as the combined volumes of the salvaged materials and the debris.
But not all salvaged lumber is prohibitively costly--wood for fences, decks and floors, which doesn't require inspection or remilling--is often inexpensive, and for the creative builder, the savings don't stop there.
Certain Artifacts Found and Salvaged From the Nashville(22) and Klein v.
In time, that could lead to greater employment of salvaged parts and, consequently, to fewer vehicles being written off as total losses.
later seek return of the salvaged property without paying some type of