Silo


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Silo

Funds, assets, or anything else kept separate from other funds or assets of a similar type. For example, an investment company that manages both Islamic funds and conventional mutual funds must keep the Islamic funds siloed in order to prevent violations of the sharia.
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The colonels also made the obligatory claim that all the technology involved in the silos is indigenous.
If you are someone who worries about silos in your organization--thinking and behavior that is so parochial as to hurt your organization's overall performance--take this little test.
Burial C518: a burial found in Silo 582, oriented east-west with the skull in the west (Figure 11).
This system of ash pneumatic transport begin under existing manual gate valve at ash outlet from existing silo No.
Decks for the flats are supported on a massive cantilever beam that penetrates the silos at first floor level and is anchored to the foundations by a series of tension rods.
A hole was also cut in the side of the silo top large enough to frame in an exterior door for people.
Days before, the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) had approved a permit for a second silo to be constructed alongside the first, a mere 220 feet from school property.
Digital Silo professionals transfer customers' videotapes to digital file formats for viewing over the Internet, using Windows Media Player, Real Media Player, QuickTime, or Java Media Players.
He said the blaze was sparked when a heater, used to prevent pipes freezing in the silo, was switched on and it ignited a quantity of pellets.
Firefighters were waiting for the fire to burn itself out, as fire officials said pouring water into the silo could trigger another explosion.
The computing tier of data centers still looks like a collection of hardwired boxes, each dedicated to a specific application silo.