noun, plural si·los.
verb (used with object), si·loed, si·lo·ing.
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Monitoring grain silos, at very least, qualifies for the first part.Crover’s robot swims in grain silos to monitor environmental conditions|Brian Heater|September 17, 2020|TechCrunch
By combining their wisdom rather than searching for cures in silos, the community of scientists and researchers is speeding the progress exponentially.The race for a COVID-19 vaccine shows the power of ‘community intelligence’|matthewheimer|September 9, 2020|Fortune
Both of these are massive centralized state architectures where the whole point is to remove the technical silos between different state and other kinds of databases, and to make sure that these databases are centrally linked.Eight case studies on regulating biometric technology show us a path forward|Karen Hao|September 4, 2020|MIT Technology Review
We had each been in our own silos trying to advocate with our own local legislators.How Los Angeles and San Diego Unified Started Driving State Education Policy|Will Huntsberry|July 29, 2020|Voice of San Diego
There appear to be two crosses atop this overall structure, one on the main house and a larger one on the silo.
Is Correa ready to convert his impoverished nation into a digital missile silo aimed at the giant in El Norte?Julian Assange’s Asylum Gamble: End of the Wikileaks Saga?|Mac Margolis|July 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The largest and tallest building in Kabul is a grain silo and bread factory, built by the Soviets.U.S. Must Show It Respects Quran and Its Importance to Afghans|Jere Van Dyk|February 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Even more wistfully, he was a passionate generalist in a time in which our ideas and expertise have become more and more silo-ed.
Later: a tall, silo-like cement building, apparently used for irrigation.
At the far end of the field he could dimly discern on a little ridge of land a great barn with a huge silo.The Flying Reporter|Lewis E. (Lewis Edwin) Theiss
The latest movement was the silo system, the burying of grass under pressure, instead of making it into hay.The Hills and the Vale|Richard Jefferies
As a rule the crop should be mown 654 when in full flower, and deposited in the silo on the day of its cutting.
The material is spread in uniform layers over the floor of the silo, and closely packed and trodden down.
Maize is cut a few days before it is ripe and is shredded before being elevated into the silo.