Noun(1) a plant fiber used for making rope(2) Mexican or West Indian plant with large fleshy leaves yielding a stiff fiber used in e.g. rope
(1) Originally hammocks were made from the bark of the hamack tree, later from the sisal plant whose fibres could be softened and woven.(2) The area is so dry that the only crop that grows easily there is a cactus-like plant called sisal , whose fibers can make rope or thread.(3) Painted in shades of brown and gold, and heavily outlined in black, each twist of sisal may be read as a discrete unit.(4) Many were recruited to the armed forces, or conscripted to labour on sisal and rubber plantations.(5) He had noticed that the thick sisal rope had been cut halfway through with a sharp instrument, probably a knife.(6) She had hung a pair of sunglasses around her neck on a gold chain, and carried an enormous sisal handbag.(7) Products made out of biodegradable materials like sisal and areca spathes were also on show at the Town Hall.(8) From 1890, he spent seven years unsuccessfully running his father's sisal plantation in the Bahamas.(9) American companies little by little took control of the Mexican supply, making sisal twine cheaper and more reliable than it had been.(10) Commercial farming of cotton, pineapples, and sisal has had little success.(11) Some commercial agricultural products, such as sisal , coffee, and cotton, are sold.(12) A hot, wet coastal plain rises through thick forest and areas planted with sisal to a warm plateau.(13) He was educated at Rugby School and after this, he managed his father's sisal plantation in the Bahamas for seven years.(14) A 6 x 7 wire line was six strands of seven wires each, closed in a spiral direction around a fiber core, usually Manila or sisal .(15) Other products used are sisal and ficus leaves, as well as discarded cotton, usually from worn cotton sheets from hospitals.(16) He started a carpet factory to weave sisal thread into products that could be sold in global markets.
(1) sisal hemp :: cywarch sisal
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