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"SIL - A Simulation Language", N. Houbak, LNCS 426, Springer 1990.


SNOBOL Implementation Language. Intermediate language forming a virtual machine for the implementation of portable interpreters.

["The Design of Transportable Interpreters", F. Druseikis, SNOBOL4 Project Document S4D49, U Arizona (Feb 1975)].

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safety integrity level

A measurement of the effectiveness of safety systems based on the probability of tolerable incidents that can occur within a number of processing demands. For example, SIL level 4 means that for every 10,000 demands on the system, there could be one incident. See safety instrumented system.

Probability Categories
SIL From To

1 1 in 10 1 in 100
2 1 in 100 1 in 1,000
3 1 in 1,000 1 in 10,000
4 1 in 10,000 1 in 100,000
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That run ensured Sils' place in the quarter-final where they were drawn against Luctonians and again they proved their ability, running out winners by four tries to nil to earn a semi-final meeting with old rivals Bromsgrove, who had already defeated them in the Sils festival this season.
Low-grade SIL patients were randomized to either observation or cryotherapy.