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slam

1
1. 
a. the winning of all (grand slam) or all but one (little or small slam) of the 13 tricks at bridge or whist
b. the bid to do so in bridge
2. an old card game

slam

2
a poetry contest in which entrants compete with each other by reciting their work and are awarded points by the audience

SLAM

(language)

SLAM

(2)
A continuous simulation language.

["SLAM - A New Continuous Simulation Language", N.A. Wallington et al, in SCS Simulation Council Proc Series: Toward Real-Time Simulation (Languages, Models and Systems), R.E. Crosbie et al eds, 6(1):85-89 (Dec 1976)].
References in classic literature ?
He hastened upstairs, and a few minutes later I heard the slam of the hall door, which told me that he was off once more upon his congenial hunt.
The priest could hear him dragging down his palm-leaf hat from the peg and tumbling out of the front door; he heard the garden gate slam.
Archer's heart stopped with the queer jerk which it had given once before, and which seemed suddenly to slam a door between himself and the outer world; but this break of continuity must have been of the briefest, for he presently heard Medora answering a question he had apparently found voice to put.
But when he approaches, the doors slam to with a crash, the earth trembles, and all the lights in Jerusalem burn a ghastly blue
She gets in and pulls the door to with a slam as the taxicab starts].
With bow, a smile, and a twinkle, Milverton was out of the room, and a few moments after we heard the slam of the carriage door and the rattle of the wheels as he drove away.
The young man shut the door with a sharper slam than any visitor had used that afternoon, and walked up the street at a great pace, cutting the air with his walking-stick.
As he leapt at the window Nana had closed it quickly, too late to catch him, but his shadow had not had time to get out; slam went the window and snapped it off.
Splendid," he called out, and I think he added something else, but by that time I had closed the window with a slam.
Before she could say anything more an unseen hand seized her firmly and threw her out of the door, which closed behind her with a sharp slam.
He would sit in apparent indifference, gazing in another direction, while the crippled creature, wriggled slowly and painfully away from him, and then, just as his victim felt assured of escape, he would reach out a giant palm and slam it down upon the fugitive.
Waiting there he heard the party approach the building, he heard someone at the entrance to his hiding place, and then he heard the door past which he had come slam to.