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Sila

An ancient Sumerian unit of volume approximately equivalent to one liter.
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The villages of Shila, Dooru, Dapa, Gultary and Arando Shigar valley are located at an altitude of over 10000 to 12 thousand feet above sea level.
We are grateful for the review expertise of Marian Joergensen and her assistance in preparing the manuscript and for the highly qualified assistance with laboratory analyses by Ann Berith Petersen, Shila Mortensen, and Jesper Roenn.
Shila et al [11] presented a solution to defend selective forwarding attack (gray hole attack) in Wireless Mesh Networks [12].
The exhibition, opened by Shila Dekshet, Senior Minister of the Government of Delhi Province, accommodates artistic collections and Islamic manuscripts both in Arabic and Urdu.
On its heading had a line "Annotations by Shila Akara" and at its bottom had "Written by Nub Chandrakirti in the middle spring month at Vikramashila".
THE TEAM: Staff nurse Susan Rayner, nursing assistant Rosie Fowler, senior Sister Diana Swales-Pickering , nursing assistant Shila Akhtar, staff nurse Natalie Dobosch, staff nurse Jayne Oldroyd and sister Jackie O'Reilly (Pontefract) and, above, Staff nurse Rayner, who has worked at the unit for 17 years and is due to retire next month Picture: Roger Moody
A stone, shila, that once rested in a quarry is transformed into a sculpture, shilpa, through the skilful interventions of a sculptor, shilpi.
Shila Tirabassi, who epitomized Stephen Petronio's muscular, elegant choreography for 10 years, bas retired from the company at 33.
Several well-known Chinese scholars have discussed the Han dynasty's interest in shila, but none noticed that this idea did not appear until the second half of the Western Han.
CRISTHIAN PEREZ VILLALOBOS, ** CARMEN BONNEFOY DIBARRAT, ADHERYS CABRERA FLORES, SHILA PEINE GRANDON, CLAUDETTE MUNOZ RUIZ, MARJORIE BAQUEDANO RODRIGUEZ, JORGE JIMENEZ ESPINOZA
In 1954, India and China signed an eight-year agreement on Tibet that set forth the basis of their relationship in the form of Panch Shila (Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence).