an economic situation in which imports are severely restricted due to government controls
noun 1. a city in North Rhine–Westphalia in W Germany, on the Sieg River. noun 1. a city in NW Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia: manufacturing centre; birthplace of Rubens. Pop: 107 768 (2003 est)
noun, Arthurian Romance. 1. a vacant seat at the Round Table that could be filled only by the predestined finder of the Holy Grail and was fatal to pretenders. Siege Perilous noun 1. (in Arthurian legend) the seat at the Round Table that could be filled only by the knight destined to find the Holy […]
1. a combining form meaning “iron,” used in the formation of compound words: siderolite. 1. a combining form meaning “star,” “constellation,” used in the formation of compound words: siderostat. combining form 1. indicating iron: siderolite sidero- or sider- pref. Iron: sideropenia.
- Si derived unit
SI derived unit (ěs’ī’) Any of the units of measure derived from combinations of the seven base units and two supplementary units of the International System. See Table at measurement.