Definition of salvage yard in English:

Share this entry

salvage yard



North American
A place where disused vehicles or other machinery is broken up and the parts saved and processed for resale.
Example sentences
  • They developed a design built around a dump truck with a burnt-out cab, sourced from a local salvage yard.
  • However, a salvage yard can be a goldmine, especially if you are not the type to pay more than you need to and you like to work on your car yourself.
  • One of the most reliable places to get genuine Volvo parts at a discounted price is a salvage yard.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: sal·vage yard

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.