What does sisal mean?

Definitions for sisalˈsaɪ səl, ˈsɪs əl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sisal.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sisal, sisal hemp(noun)

    a plant fiber used for making rope

  2. sisal, Agave sisalana(noun)

    Mexican or West Indian plant with large fleshy leaves yielding a stiff fiber used in e.g. rope


  1. sisal(Noun)

    A Central American plant, of the genus Agave, cultivated for its sword-shaped leaves that yield fibers used for rope.

  2. sisal(Noun)

    The fibre of the plant.

  3. sisal(Noun)

    A sisal mat.

  4. Origin: Named after .


  1. SISAL

    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.

Anagrams for sisal »

  1. Silas

  2. sails

  3. lassi


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sisal in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sisal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Yunus Mssika:

    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.

  2. Mohammed Dewji:

    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.

  3. Mohammed Dewji:

    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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