lifesaver

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lifesaver a life preserver in the form of a ring of buoyant material
    • n lifesaver an attendant employed at a beach or pool to protect swimmers from accidents
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Usage

In literature:

That terrible lifesaving instinct of his was aroused, and he fought with every inch of energy he possessed.
"Dear Enemy" by Jean Webster
There had been no wreck, or the lifesavers would have told him of it.
"The Woman-Haters" by Joseph C. Lincoln
The lifesavers 'll have their hands full.
"Cy Whittaker's Place" by Joseph C. Lincoln
A small group of Negroes manned a lifesaving station at Pea Island on North Carolina's outer banks.
"Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965" by Morris J. MacGregor Jr.
It made about two swallows per man, but was a lifesaver.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
On the front, a scene represents the lifesavers at work.
"Presentation Pieces in the Museum of History and Technology" by Margaret Brown Klapthor
It was a lifesaver, for he was shooting down into the darkness at a great rate.
"The Royal Book of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
And no sign of air-locks or any lifesaving devices.
"Billy Barcroft, R.N.A.S." by Percy F. Westerman
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In news:

AFD seeks updated lifesaving equipment.
Ridgefield sisters' lifesaving efforts lauded.
Lifesaving awards kick off Fire Prevention Awarenes.
Police initially believed Kiewiet met the alleged victims during swimming or lifeguarding lessons but that most of the alleged incidents occurred outside of his work training young lifesavers.
Exchange Club donates to Project Lifesaver .
The Exchange Club presented Butler County Sheriff Kenny Harden with a donation to sponsor the cost of one Project Lifesaver bracelet for a year.
Man's best friend is a lifesaver to soldiers.
Portland man's past moves him from lifesaver to wanted man.
Union Pacific and Operation Lifesaver are teaming up all this week to help make trains a little safer.
The Clallam County Sheriff's Office is bringing the Project Lifesaver program to its service area.
Girlfriend's strength proves to be lifesaver .
This is the fifth year for the Lifesaver Luau, which benefits the organization's efforts to protect at-risk newborns.
For disabled, video games can be a lifesaver .
Project Lifesaver can help locate missing persons.
Lifesaver pup honored for courage.
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