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slurp

To read a large data file entirely into core before working on it. This may be contrasted with the strategy of reading a small piece at a time, processing it, and then reading the next piece. "This program slurps in a 1K-by-1K matrix and does an FFT." See also sponge.
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Blurb's Blog Slurper allows each blogger to identify how they want their blog slurped Co by date or topic Co and whether to include pictures, comments, and links.
As the dogs slurped away, Malecek managed to get the attention of Fiero, an unabashed animal lover who already owns a dog, five cats and 13 birds (including two named Felix and Oscar), plus a tank full of fish.
Ghislaine didn't eat much but she smoked incessantly, slurped booze elegantly and kept leaning towards me in a touchy-touchy sort of way.
We slurped sites into VERSIFI from everywhere we could think of and ran them in head-to-head competitions.
Dozens of shoppers slurped ice cream cones and sipped iced drinks while watching pairs of dancers salsa, cha cha and waltz during the Retroglide Dance Society's Shop 'n Swing.
Consequently, both buckwheat soba and the pastier wheat flour udon noodles are contentedly slurped at Sushi On Tap in numerous dishes, both hot and cold.
But cooked and seasoned, they are silky soft and supple, tantalizing ribbons and strings to be dangled, chewed and slurped.
His aunt, Jessica Altamirano, slurped in agreement.