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AcronymDefinition
SILSummer Institute of Linguistics
SILSilver
SILSafety Integrity Level
SILSilent
SILSilence (logging abbreviation)
SILSister-In-Law
SILSon-In-Law
SILSquamous Intraepithelial Lesion
SILSociété Internationale de Linguistique
SILService Information Letter
SILSingle In-Line
SILSocietas Internationalis Limnologiae
SILSolid Immersion Lens
SILServices for Independent Living
SILSo in Love
SILSystem Integration Laboratory
SILSound Intensity Level
SILSpeech Interference Level
SILSing It Loud (band)
SILSpecial Import License
SILStandard Interchange Language
SILSleeping in Light (Babylon 5 TV series final episode)
SILSouth Island Line (Hong Kong)
SILSpace Innovations Limited
SILSurge Impedance Loading
SILSelf Instruction Lab
SILSoftware Integration Laboratory
SILSystème d'Information Sur La Législation (French: System of Information on Legislation; Switzerland)
SILSurvivability Integration Laboratory
SILSoftware-in-Loop (application)
SILSimon India Limited (New Delhi, India)
SILSimulation Integration Laboratory
SILStrategic Industrial Location
SILStorhamar Idrettslag
SILSeriously Ill List
SILSelected Item List
SILSemiconductor Injection Laser
SILServices International Limited (India)
SILSistema Informativo Lavoro (Italian: Work Information System; database)
SILStated Income Loan (mortgages)
References in classic literature ?
And all the time there was silence, silence deep as midnight, and in it men hearkened to the beating of their hearts; only now and again the vultures shrieked in the trees.
Nicholson digested the vile tidings in silence, and when John stole a glance at his father's countenance, he was abashed to see the marks of suffering.
There, you see," I added, though she made no answer, but only listened in silence, entirely absorbed, "that's a bondage for you
This second departure was followed by a long and fearful state of terrified silence on the part of those who were left behind.
When I first spoke to you about--" Arthur began, after a long and embarrassing silence, "that is, when we first talked about her--for I think it was you that introduced the subject--my own position in life forbade me to do more than worship her from a distance: and I was turning over plans for leaving this place finally, and settling somewhere out of all chance of meeting her again.
After this coup d'etat the Right began to work in silence, but the Left discoursed at length.
There was a silence, and Sir Walter considered the papers before him with an abstracted eye.
After a short silence -- "I hope, my Catherine, you are not getting out of humour with home because it is not so grand as Northanger.
During this apostrophe - half serious, half ironical - Athos and Raoul preserved the coolest, most unconcerned silence.
Prince Andrew, glancing at Pierre, broke the silence now and then with remarks which showed that he was in a good temper.
There were sudden cries; and then long spaces of silence, such as there are in a cathedral when a boy's voice has ceased and the echo of it still seems to haunt about the remote places of the roof.
Through the luxuriant, tangled vegetation of the Stygian jungle night a great lithe body made its way sinuously and in utter silence upon its soft padded feet.