sial


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

sial:

see continentcontinent,
largest unit of landmasses on the earth. The continents include Eurasia (conventionally regarded as two continents, Europe and Asia), Africa, North America, South America, Australia, and Antarctica.
..... Click the link for more information.
.

sial

[′sī‚al]
(petrology)
A petrologic term for the silica- and alumina-rich upper rock layers of the earth's crust; gives rise to granite magma; the bulk of the continental blocks is sialic. Also known as granitic layer; sal.
References in periodicals archive ?
Ali Yousef Al Saad, chairman of the organising committee for SIAL 2015 and acting director of communications and community service division at Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA), commented: "A growing population, rising income levels and changing consumption patterns are increasing our dependence on imported goods.
She was talking on Monday at Sial Middle East 2015, a trade exhibition for the food, drink, and hospitality industry.
We look forward to Sial 2015 with confidence, supporting this vital industry sector," she added.
SIAL was a highly-successful show for HCC because Welsh processing companies had an opportunity to discuss business deals with existing and potential customers from across the world.
Exhibitors from the UAE managed to open dialogue with a number of new and potential customers and enhance communication with company owners and international investors who visited SIAL," remarked Engineer Saad Al Awadi, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Exports.
It will be a long day before we ever consider returning to SIAL.
Organised by the Abu Dhabi chapter of the Emirates Culinary Guild and endorsed by the World Association of Chefs' Societies, the Middle East's first-ever La Cuisine Du SIAL was held alongside SIAL Middle East, the inaugural regional edition of the world-renowned food events network overseen by the SIAL Group which ran from November 22 to 24, 2010 at ADNEC, the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center.
At last week's Sial, HCC made promising contacts with Belgium and Hong Kong businesses.
conceived, created and nurtured the most lethal terrorist organisation, which introduced suicide bombings in our region, still it has the nerve to give lectures on morality to others," Sial said.
Ambassador Amjad Hussain Sial, the deputy permanent representative
SIAL, one of the world's largest food events, will host its Middle East show at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre from 15 to 17 November 2010, marking the entry of the SIAL brand in the Middle East.
The sixth edition of Canada's leading international food and beverage exhibition, SIAL Montreal, "The North American Food Marketplace" is scheduled to open its doors April 1-3, 2009.