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si·al

 (sī′ăl′)
n.
Rock rich in silicon and aluminum forming the upper layer of the earth's crust beneath all continental landmasses.

sial

(ˈsaɪəl)
n
(Geological Science) the silicon-rich and aluminium-rich rocks of the earth's continental upper crust, the most abundant individual rock being granite
[C20: si(licon) + al(uminium)]
sialic adj
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Noun1.sial - the granitelike rocks that form the outermost layer of the earth's crustsial - the granitelike rocks that form the outermost layer of the earth's crust; rich in silicon and aluminum
crust, Earth's crust - the outer layer of the Earth
rock, stone - material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust; "that mountain is solid rock"; "stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries"
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He said that the management of the SIAL and Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) would provide guidance, support and technical assistance to the Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI), enabling them to establish their own international airport in Faisalabad on self help basis.
This was disclosed by Pir of Sial Sharif Khawaja Hameedud Din's son Sahibzada Qasim Sialvi .
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Thamer Rashid Al Qasemi, chairman of the organising committee for SIAL Middle East, said in a statement: "The introduction of the Red Crescent's 'Preservation of Grace' programme was to help promote the 'Year of Giving' initiative both locally and internationally, as well as to introduce a culture of tolerance and giving.
SIAL Canada will be held in Toronto from May 2-4 at the Centre Enercare Convention Center, where it is expected to attract 15,000 visitors from 60 countries who will visit some 930 vendors.
120 official international visitors, and 250 "events within the event" have highlighted the food world's economic and political current affairs, placing strategy at the heart of SIAL too.
Our presence at SIAL is imperative to maintain our current customer base and also to find new customers.
Rangers came in action after brother of Sindh Home Minister Sohail Anwar Sial, Anwar Sial front man fled for the sake of asylum.
Nazar Mohammad, the father of the deceased, lodged a complaint with the local police alleging that Iqbal Sial, Riaz Sial, Abbas Sial and two others killed his son.
The work, carried out in partnership with Fuji Electric on behalf of the Japan Atomic Energy Agency, will centre on the SIAL matrix, a specialised geopolymer technique for encapsulating various radioactive waste streams.
Abu Dhabi: The fifth outing of Sial Middle East will play host to five additional international pavilions with a number of first time exhibitors making their show debut and a surge in overseas enquiries from international exhibitors keen to develop partnerships with the GCC food sector.