salvage

noun

Definitions of salvage

Much of the rubble and building debris was sold on for salvage.

objects saved from a wrecked ship, fire, or other accident

the rescue of a ship or the goods it is carrying from loss at sea

The owner is responsible for arranging the salvage of the vessel.

the rescue of objects from potential loss or destruction

Current legislation allows the issue of permit for the salvage of trees from an area of land undergoing development.