Definitions for sisalˈsaɪ səl, ˈsɪs əl
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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.
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