Definition of salvable in English:



  • See salve

    • ‘Bolts, screws, pins and nails shall be removed in such a manner as to avoid splitting and breaking of the timbers. Salvable material shall be cleaned, sorted and stored as to size and length for purposes of checking and preparing lists.’
    • ‘All wrecks which are obviously not salvable should be blown up or otherwise destroyed.’
    • ‘These groups, I thought, were the dead and dying; the salvable; and the walking or less seriously wounded.’