Meaning of salvo

sal•vo

Pronunciation: (sal'vō), [key]
— pl. -vos, -voes.
  1. a simultaneous or successive discharge of artillery, bombs, etc.
  2. a round of fire given as a salute.
  3. a round of cheers or applause.

sal•vo

Pronunciation: (sal'vō), [key]
— pl. -vos.
  1. an excuse or quibbling evasion.
  2. something to save a person's reputation or soothe a person's feelings.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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