Silos vs. Siloes

Silos vs. Siloes — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Silos and Siloes

Silosnoun

A usually tall cylindrical structure, typically next to a barn, in which silage is produced and stored.

Siloesnoun

(dated) silo

Silosnoun

Any of several other structures or containers used for the same purpose, such as a covered trench or a polyethylene bag.

Silosnoun

An underground shelter for a missile, usually equipped to launch the missile or to raise it into a launching position.

Silosnoun

Each of the various departments, groups, or processes within a business or organization where work is done in isolation apart from the others.

Silosverb

To store in a silo.

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Silosverb

To isolate (a department, group, or process) within a business or organization from others

“Taking a cue from the finance world, he divided the company's departments into 30 distinct units, meaning that the shoe department was siloed from, say, the menswear department” (Gaby Del Valle).