from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. That saves life, or is suited to save life, esp. from drowning

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Designed to save life; especially, designed to save those who are in danger of drowning.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. saving the lives of drowning persons


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