Definitions for sisalˈsaɪ səl, ˈsɪs əl
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word sisal
sisal, sisal hemp(noun)
a plant fiber used for making rope
sisal, Agave sisalana(noun)
Mexican or West Indian plant with large fleshy leaves yielding a stiff fiber used in e.g. rope
A Central American plant, of the genus Agave, cultivated for its sword-shaped leaves that yield fibers used for rope.
The fibre of the plant.
A sisal mat.
Origin: Named after .
SISAL is a general-purpose single assignment functional programming language with strict semantics, implicit parallelism, and efficient array handling. SISAL outputs a dataflow graph in Intermediary Form 1. It was derived from VAL, and adds recursion and finite streams. It has a Pascal-like syntax and was designed to be a common high-level language for numerical programs on a variety of multiprocessors.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
During the 1960's sisal was the main thing in the Tanzanian economy, and it contributed almost 65% of the foreign exchange of the country.
It's amazing because you provide a lot of employment, I think plus or minus, our sisal farms are providing thousands of jobs, and we create housing for them, we give them health benefits, we give education support to them, so it's amazing, it's good business.
Sisal used to be the white gold of Tanzania, in the 60's and 70's our country produced over 200,000 tonnes of sisal, huge employment was provided, then of course synthetics came in, and the prices of Sisal started falling tremendously, so in the late 90's I bought a lot of farms under receivership. And I said: 'look, I mean the price cannot go further down,' so I took a long-term view.
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