Sal may refer to:


  • A nickname for people called Sally, Salvatore, Salman, etc.
  • Sal, a character in the sci-fi animated TV series Futurama


  • Sal, Cape Verde, an island in Cape Verde
  • Sal River (India), a river in Goa
  • Sal River (Russia), a river in Russia


  • Sal (Shorea robusta), a tree found in the Indian Subcontinent that is an important source of hardwood timber
  • Sal languages, a family of Tibeto-Burman languages spoken in eastern India and Burma
  • Laffing Sal, an automated character built primarily for funhouses throughout the United States

Sal. may be an abbreviation of:

  • Latin term sometimes used in chemistry for a salt
    • Sal acetosella
    • Sal ammoniac
    • Sal volatile
    • Sal æratus, 19th century term for both sodium bicarbonate and potassium bicarbonate
  • Salutis, as in the phrase "Anno Salutis", abbreviated "Ao. Sal.", "in the year of"
  • Abbreviation of Salutation

SAL or S.A.L. (acronym) may refer to:

  • El Salvador International Airport, IATA code "SAL"
  • Surface Air Lifted, postal classification
  • Seaboard Air Line Railroad
  • Saharan Air Layer
  • SAL 9000 fictional computer in 2010: Odyssey Two
  • The South Atlantic League, a minor US baseball league
  • Swedish American Line, an ocean liner and cruise ship operator that existed between 1915 and 1986
  • Saskatchewan Accelerator Laboratory
  • Source Annotation Language, annotations related to computer programs
  • The Chapman code for Shropshire
  • Structural Adjustment Loans, an economic tool supported by the World Bank
  • Suid-Afrikaanse Lugdiens, former alternative name of South African Airways
  • Sterility assurance level in microbiology
  • The salivary lipocalin, SAL, the pig major urinary protein homologue

Other articles related to "sal":

Sal, Cape Verde (municipality) - Demography
... Population of Sal, Cape Verde (municipality) (1940—2010) 26000. ...

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