|Salvability Sal`va·bil"i·ty noun The quality or condition of being salvable; salvableness.
In the Latin scheme of redemption, salvability was not possible outside the communion of the visible organization. A. V. G. Allen.
Salvable Sal"va·ble adjective [ Latin salvare to save, from salvus safe. Confer Savable .] Capable of being saved; admitting of salvation. Dr. H. More. -- Sal"va*ble*ness , noun -- Sal"va*bly , adverb
Salvage Sal"vage noun
[ French salvage
, Old French salver
to save, French sauver
, from Latin salvare
. See Save
.] 1. The act of saving a vessel, goods, or life, from perils of the sea.
Salvage of life from a British ship, or a foreign ship in British waters, ranks before salvage of goods. Encyc. Brit. 2. (Maritime Law) (a) The compensation allowed to persons who voluntarily assist in saving a ship or her cargo from peril. (b) That part of the property that survives the peril and is saved. Kent. Abbot.
Salvage Sal"vage adjective & noun Savage. [ Obsolete] Spenser.
Salvation Sal·va"tion noun
[ Middle English salvacioun
, French salvation
, from Latin salvatio
, from salvare
to save. See Save
.] 1. The act of saving; preservation or deliverance from destruction, danger, or great calamity. 2. (Theol.) The redemption of man from the bondage of sin and liability to eternal death, and the conferring on him of everlasting happiness.
To earn salvation for the sons of men. Milton.
Godly sorrow worketh repentance to salvation . 2. Cor. vii. 10. 3. Saving power; that which saves.
Fear ye not; stand still, and see the salvation of the Lord, which he will show to you to-day. Ex. xiv. 13. Salvation Army
, an organization for prosecuting the work of Christian evangelization, especially among the degraded populations of cities. It is virtually a new sect founded in London in 1861 by William Booth. The evangelists, male and female, have military titles according to rank, that of the chief being "General." They wear a uniform, and in their phraseology and mode of work adopt a quasi military style.
Salvationist Sal·va"tion·ist noun An evangelist, a member, or a recruit, of the Salvation Army.
Salvatory Sal"va·to·ry noun [ Late Latin salvatorium , from salvare to save.] A place where things are preserved; a repository. [ R.] Sir M. Hale.
Salve Sal"ve interj. [ Latin , hail, God save you, imperat. of salvere to be well. Confer Salvo a volley.] Hail!
Salve Sal"ve transitive verb To say " Salve " to; to greet; to salute.
By this that stranger knight in presence came, Spenser.
And goodly salved them.
Salve Salve noun
[ Anglo-Saxon sealf
ointment; akin to LG. salwe
, Dutch zalve
, Old High German salba
, Danish salve
, Swedish salfva
, Goth. salbōn
to anoint, and probably to Greek (Hesychius) ... oil, ... butter, Sanskrit sarpis
clarified butter. √155, 291.] 1. An adhesive composition or substance to be applied to wounds or sores; a healing ointment. Chaucer. 2. A soothing remedy or antidote.
Counsel or consolation we may bring. Milton. Salve bug (Zoology)
Salve to thy sores.
, a large, stout isopod crustacean ( Æga psora ), parasitic on the halibut and codfish, -- used by fishermen in the preparation of a salve. It becomes about two inches in length.
Salve Salve transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Salved
; present participle & verbal noun Salving
.] [ Anglo-Saxon sealfian
to anoint. See Salve
] 1. To heal by applications or medicaments; to cure by remedial treatment; to apply salve to; as, to salve a wound. Shak. 2. To heal; to remedy; to cure; to make good; to soothe, as with an ointment, especially by some device, trick, or quibble; to gloss over.
But Ebranck salved both their infamies Spenser.
With noble deeds.
What may we do, then, to salve this seeming inconsistence? Milton.
Salve Salve transitive verb & i. [ See Salvage ] To save, as a ship or goods, from the perils of the sea. [ Recent]
Salver Salv"er noun One who salves, or uses salve as a remedy; hence, a quacksalver, or quack. [ Obsolete]
Salver Sal"ver noun [ Confer Salvage .] A salvor. Skeat.
Salver Sal"ver noun [ Spanish salva pregustation, the tasting of viands before they are served, salver, from salvar to save, to taste, to prove the food or drink of nobles, from Latin salvare to save. See Save .] A tray or waiter on which anything is presented.
Salver-shaped Sal"ver-shaped` adjective (Botany) Tubular, with a spreading border. See Hypocraterimorphous .
Salvia Sal"vi·a noun [ Latin , sage.] (Botany) A genus of plants including the sage. See Sage .
Salvific Sal·vif"ic adjective [ Latin salficus saving; salvus saved, safe + facere to make.] Tending to save or secure safety. [ Obsolete]
Salvo Sal"vo noun
; plural Salvos
. [ Latin salvo jure
, literally, the right being reserved. See Safe.
] An exception; a reservation; an excuse.
They admit many salvos , cautions, and reservations. Eikon Basilike.
Salvo Sal"vo noun [ French salve a discharge of heavy cannon, a volley, Latin salve hail, imperat. of salvere to be well, akin to salvus well. See Safe .] 1. (Mil.) A concentrated fire from pieces of artillery, as in endeavoring to make a break in a fortification; a volley. 2. A salute paid by a simultaneous, or nearly simultaneous, firing of a number of cannon.
Salvor Sal"vor noun [ See Salvation , Save ] (Law) One who assists in saving a ship or goods at sea, without being under special obligation to do so. Wheaton.
Salæratus Sal`æ·ra"tus noun See Saleratus .
Sam Sam adverb [ Anglo-Saxon same . See Same , adjective ] Together. [ Obsolete] "All in that city sam ." Spenser.
Samaj Sa·maj" noun [ Hind. samāj meeting, assembly, from Sanskrit samāja a community.] A society or congregation; a church or religious body. [ India]
Samara Sa·ma"ra noun [ Latin samara , samera , the seed of the elm.] (Botany) A dry, indehiscent, usually one-seeded, winged fruit, as that of the ash, maple, and elm; a key or key fruit.
Samare Sam"are noun See Simar .
Samaritan Sa·mar"i·tan adjective [ Latin Samaritanus .] Of or pertaining to Samaria, in Palestine. -- noun A native or inhabitant of Samaria; also, the language of Samaria.
Samarium Sa·ma"ri·um noun [ New Latin , from English samar skite.] (Chemistry) A rare metallic element of doubtful identity. » Samarium was discovered, by means of spectrum analysis, in certain minerals ( samarskite , cerite , etc.), in which it is associated with other elements of the earthy group. It has been confounded with the doubtful elements decipium , philippium , etc., and is possibly a complex mixture of elements not as yet clearly identified. Symbol Sm. Provisional atomic weight 150.2.
Samaroid Sam"a·roid adjective [ Samara + -oid .] (Botany) Resembling a samara, or winged seed vessel.
Samarra Sa·mar"ra noun See Simar .
Samarskite Sa·mar"skite adjective [ After Samarski , a Russian.] (Min.) A rare mineral having a velvet-black color and submetallic luster. It is a niobate of uranium, iron, and the yttrium and cerium metals.
Sambo Sam"bo noun [ Spanish zambo , sambo .] A colloquial or humorous appellation for a negro; sometimes, the offspring of a black person and a mulatto; a zambo.
Sambo Sam"bo noun [ Spanish zambo bandy- legged, the child of a negro and an Indian; probably of African origin.] 1. A negro; sometimes, the offspring of a black person and a mulatto. [ Colloq. or Humorous] 2. In Central America, an Indian and negro half-breed, or mixed blood.
Samboo Sam"boo noun (Zoology) Same as Sambur .
Sambucus Sam·bu"cus noun [ Latin , an elder tree.] (Botany) A genus of shrubs and trees; the elder.
Sambuke Sam"buke noun [ Latin sambuca , Greek ....] (Mus.) An ancient stringed instrument used by the Greeks, the particular construction of which is unknown.
Sambur Sam"bur noun [ Hind. sāmbar , sābar .] (Zoology) An East Indian deer ( Rusa Aristotelis ) having a mane on its neck. Its antlers have but three prongs. Called also gerow . The name is applied to other species of the genus Rusa , as the Bornean sambur ( R. equina ).
Same Same adjective
[ Anglo-Saxon same
, adverb ; akin to Old Saxon sama
, adverb , Old High German sam
, adjective , sama
, adverb , Icelandic samr
, adjective , Swedish samme
, Danish samme
, Goth. sama
, Russian samuii
, Greek ..., Sanskrit sama
, Greek ... like, Latin simul
at the same time, similis
like, and English some
, adjective , -some
. √191. Confer Anomalous
, intransitive verb
.] 1. Not different or other; not another or others; identical; unchanged.
Thou art the same , and thy years shall have no end. Ps. cii. 27. 2. Of like kind, species, sort, dimensions, or the like; not differing in character or in the quality or qualities compared; corresponding; not discordant; similar; like.
The ethereal vigor is in all the same . Dryden. 3. Just mentioned, or just about to be mentioned.
What ye know, the same do I know. Job. xiii. 2.
Do but think how well the same he spends, Daniel.
Who spends his blood his country to relieve.
is commonly preceded by the
, or that
and is often used substantively as in the citations above. In a comparative use it is followed by as
Bees like the same odors as we do. Lubbock.
[ He] held the same political opinions with his illustrious friend. Macaulay.
Sameliness Same"li·ness noun Sameness, 2. [ R.] Bayne.
Sameness Same"ness noun 1. The state of being the same; identity; absence of difference; near resemblance; correspondence; similarity; as, a sameness of person, of manner, of sound, of appearance, and the like. "A sameness of the terms." Bp. Horsley. 2. Hence, want of variety; tedious monotony. Syn. -- Identity; identicalness; oneness.
Samette Sa·mette" noun See Samite . [ Obsolete]
Samian Sa"mi·an adjective
[ Latin Samius
.] Of or pertaining to the island of Samos.
Fill high the cup with Samian wine. Byron. Samian earth
, a species of clay from Samos, formerly used in medicine as an astringent.
Samian Sa"mi·an noun A native or inhabitant of Samos.
Samiel Sa"mi·el noun [ Turk. sam- yeli ; Arabic samm poison + Turk. yel wind. Confer Simoom .] A hot and destructive wind that sometimes blows, in Turkey, from the desert. It is identical with the simoom of Arabia and the kamsin of Syria.
Samiot Sa"mi·ot adjective & noun [ Confer French samiote .] Samian.
Samisen Sam"i·sen noun [ Jap.] (Mus.) A Japanese musical instrument with three strings, resembling a guitar or banjo.
Samite Sa"mite adjective
[ Old French samit
, Late Latin samitum
, from LGr. ..., ... woven with six threads; Greek ... six + ... a thread. See Six
, and confer Dimity
.] A species of silk stuff, or taffeta, generally interwoven with gold. Tennyson.
In silken samite she was light arrayed. Spenser.
Samlet Sam"let noun [ Confer Salmonet .] The parr.
Sammier Sam"mi·er noun A machine for pressing the water from skins in tanning. Knight.
Samoan Sa·mo"an adjective Of or pertaining to the Samoan Islands (formerly called Navigators' Islands) in the South Pacific Ocean, or their inhabitants. -- noun An inhabitant of the Samoan Islands.
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