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AcronymDefinition
SILSummer Institute of Linguistics
SILSilver
SILSafety Integrity Level
SILSilent
SILSilence (logging abbreviation)
SILSister-In-Law
SILSmithsonian Institution Libraries (Washington, DC)
SILStatement in Lieu
SILSon-In-Law
SILSuch Is Life
SILSupported Independent Living (various locations)
SILSquamous Intraepithelial Lesion
SILSaregama India Ltd. (est. 1946)
SILSignature in Lieu (California)
SILStated Income Loan (mortgages)
SILServices International Limited (India)
SILShift Indicator Light
SILSilicon Image
SILSingle in Line
SILSociété Internationale de Linguistique
SILSoftware in the Loop
SILService Information Letter
SILSingle In-Line
SILSistema Informativo Lavoro (Italian: Work Information System; database)
SILSocietas Internationalis Limnologiae
SILSolid Immersion Lens
SILSelf-Injection Locked (physics)
SILService Integration Leader (IBM)
SILServices for Independent Living
SILSo in Love
SILSystem Integration Laboratory
SILSound Intensity Level
SILSharp India Limited (India)
SILSpeech Interference Level
SILSing It Loud (band)
SILSpecial Import License
SILStandard Interchange Language
SILSound Interference Level
SILSleeping in Light (Babylon 5 TV series final episode)
SILSouth Island Line (Hong Kong)
SILSpace Innovations Limited
SILSurge Impedance Loading
SILSelf Instruction Lab
SILSiemianowicka Inicjatywa Libertarianska (Polish: Libertarian Siemianowicka Initiative)
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
SILSeriously Ill List
SILStorhamar Idrettslag
SILSelected Item List
SILSemiconductor Injection Laser
References in classic literature ?
That no one might see down into my depth and into mine ultimate will--for that purpose did I devise the long clear silence.
Here Don Quixote, too, broke silence, saying to Sancho, "Have patience, my son, and gratify these noble persons, and give all thanks to heaven that it has infused such virtue into thy person, that by its sufferings thou canst disenchant the enchanted and restore to life the dead.
There was a moment's silence, during which one could have fancied the hall empty, so profound was the stillness.
The shrieks of the panther's victim, mingled with those of the great cat, had wrought mightily upon their poor nerves, and now the awful silence of the dark interior seemed even more terribly ominous than had the frightful screaming.
At this most interesting moment, the silence remained undisturbed.
The maid you seek," said she, and again she broke the silence like the moon breaking through the clouds, "what manner of maid is she?
passed from mouth to mouth, and then the most absolute silence reigned.
Not only did the silence weigh upon them, but they were both unable to frame any thoughts.
She waited with the most exasperating silence to hear more.
It is possible that there was some reason for the awful silence.
The lad panted out these phrases, one after another, like minute guns; but at the last word, which rang in that stately chamber like an oath, his heart failed him utterly; and the dreaded silence settled on father and son.
All the officers agreed, with the one exception of Wardour, who still kept silence.