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abbr. snout to vent length: A measurement of size taken from the tip of an animal’s nose to the opening of the cloaca at the tail base.


SVL may refer to:

  • SVL, IATA code for Savonlinna Airport
  • Scientific Vector Language
  • Lobaev Sniper Rifle, (Snaj'perskaj'a Vintovka Lobaj'eva in Russian)
  • Snout–to-vent length, in herpetology, a common measurement of body size in reptiles and amphibians, taken from the tip of the snout to the cloacal opening (vent).
  • Sunnyvale, California
  • In actuarial science, the Standard Valuation Law
  • SVL, an experimental turbojet train