save-all

Definitions

  • "We Saved 'em All."
    "We Saved 'em All."
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n save-all a net hung between ship and pier while loading a ship
    • n save-all a sail set to catch wind spilled from a larger sail
    • n save-all a receptacle for catching waste products for further use
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: If the goverment passed a law that all the outdoor lighting in the united states had to be provided by low pressure sodium light bulbs, then they would save enough money to pay for evey college students tuition.
    • n Save-all (Naut) Anything which saves fragments, or prevents waste or loss.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n save-all A contrivance for saving, or preventing waste or loss; a catch-all. In particular— A small pan, of china or metal, having a sharp point in the middle, fitted to the socket of a candlestick, to allow the short socket-end of a candle to be burnt out without waste.
    • n save-all A small sail set under another, or between two other sails, to catch or save the wind.
    • n save-all A trough in a paper-making machine which collects any pulp that may have slopped over the edge of the wire-cloth.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Save-all a contrivance intended to save anything from being wasted
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Quotations

  • Lord Byron
    Lord%20Byron
    “A man must serve his time to every trade save censure -- critics all are ready made.”
  • William Shakespeare
    William%20Shakespeare
    “Friendship is constant in all other things, Save in the office and affairs of love.”
  • Will Rogers
    Will%20Rogers
    “Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up. If it don't go up, don't buy it.”
  • Elizabeth Bowen
    Elizabeth%20Bowen
    “When you love someone all your saved-up wishes start coming out.”
  • John Wesley
    John%20Wesley
    “Make all you can, save all you can, give all you can.”
  • Charles Bukowski
    Charles Bukowski
    “You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Save, + all,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. sauver—L. salvāresalvus, safe.

Usage

In literature:

Now, Hampton, we must either get that boat on board, or save all we can, and then she must be stove in.
"Sail Ho!" by George Manville Fenn
It was all to save the mill from destruction, and the master from injury from whom he had cut himself adrift, and there was the result at last.
"Will of the Mill" by George Manville Fenn
Here, you see, I come to save all your soul from hell-fire; and hell-fire dam hot, I can tell you.
"Peter Simple" by Frederick Marryat
Unlighted, save by the reflected glow of its many image-mirrors, all of which seemed in full operation.
"Tarrano the Conqueror" by Raymond King Cummings
All the guests, save one, had arrived.
"Prisoners of Hope" by Mary Johnston
Hillard, equally resolute, followed, but with a roving eye which took in all things ostensibly save Bettina.
"The Lure of the Mask" by Harold MacGrath
By this time all in the room had risen save the king, who appeared less moved than any by the incident.
"In Kings' Byways" by Stanley J. Weyman
Another heavy task was before me now, in order to save all that valuable material.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
The next summer they all left, all save those who were wrecked by the ice, and the "towns" were abandoned.
"Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled" by Hudson Stuck
No, not to save all Earth, were Earth in peril!
"The Works of Lord Byron" by Lord Byron
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In poetry:

There'll be no one in the house
Save for twilight. All alone,
Winter's day seen in the space that's
Made by curtains left undrawn.
"There'll be no one in the house..." by Boris Pasternak
There is so much that you can give to me--
I cannot bring you anything at all,
Save worship and the little, tender words
My lips let fall.
"Selfishness" by Charles Hanson Towne
It left her with the lost things
Her heart had still been craving;
'Mong them she found—why, most things,
And all things worth the saving.
"The Girl That Lost Things" by George MacDonald
Then all at once it stopp'd and still'd,
Save that it shook from knee to knee!
Earl William was wroth, and spurr'd and spurr'd,
But it might not moved be!
"The Black Knight Of The Water" by Anne Bannerman
There, whosoever had light,
And, having, for men's sake gave;
All that warred against night;
All that were found in the fight
Swift to be slain and to save;
"Tenebrae" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Take with thee all thy gloom
And guilt, and all our griefs, save what the breast,
Without a wrong to some dear shadowy guest,
May not surrender even to the tomb.
"1866 -- Addressed To The Old Year" by Henry Timrod

In news:

"Earning, budgeting and saving are all important lessons that can be tied to allowances – lessons that can help put children on solid financial footing.".
Learn about the extra taxes you may be paying as of Jan 1 if national leaders can't agree on saving all or part of President Bush's tax cuts set to expire Dec 31.
Prescription Discount Card Provides Significant Savings to All Those in Need.
Save rain, water, money all at the same time .
The funding will save all athletics and band.
The repeat All-Met and Virginia AAA Northern Region player of the year went 9-2 with three saves for the Highlanders (15-8), struck out 95 batters in 58 2/3innings and posted a 0.84 ERA.
All-College basketball: Saving a treasured event.
Retailers are competing hard to get inside your wallet this holiday season, and as a result, there are big savings to be found in checkout lines all across the country.
If banning large sodas truly saves lives, why not ban all unhealthy food in restaurants.
The Chicago White Sox's all-time leader in saves has returned to their bullpen .
Promising big savings, a new startup called MetroMile on Wednesday announced a new type of car insurance aimed at commuters who don't really use their cars all that much.
IStockphoto/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) — We've all seen those TV commercials and online ads from unnamed companies that say, "Act now and save X percent on your car insurance .".
Three all-in-one inkjet printers to help you save money and the environment.
These days, we're all looking to save money where we can.
Yet Chevrolet is receiving credits for 45,738 tons worth of reduced carbon—the total savings Maine expects through 2014 from weatherizing all 5,500 homes in the program.
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In science:

First of all, when robots aggregate into an organism, they save energy.
Collective Energy Foraging of Robot Swarms and Robot Organisms
All properties in this subsection are easily proved, but we skip their proofs to save space.
Constraint-free Graphical Model with Fast Learning Algorithm
Of source, we can limit the depths of all the status trees for saving space, with proof emitted.
Streaming Algorithms for Optimal Generation of Random Bits
Third, while examining shapelets in the root node, the distances of each shapelet to all time series are saved to disk.
Fast Randomized Model Generation for Shapelet-Based Time Series Classification
All source files are saved in /test/data directory and all error logs is saved in /error directory.
Prototype for Extended XDB Using Wiki
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