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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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The slurpy orange lava erupting in Hawaii looks fresh, but it actually contains scraps of reused rock that covered the planet in its early years, according to French and U.
It was the weekend before Jay saw Ken again, sitting by the fountain at the mall, drinking a slurpy.
John demonstrates every step carefully; the wheel is as whimsical as fortune itself, and without the proper attitude, it will spin a rising vase into slurpy collapse.
Five paragraphs before concluding his slurpy piece, Richman allows that Nieporent happened to be the caterer at his wedding.
Yachiyo begins once again to eat in a noisy, slurpy fashion; then she notices how Okusan is eating.
Slurpy, our ever faithful lab mascot and friend, provided weeks of assistance while collecting beetles and seeds.
He padded over and gave Man a slurpy kiss right on the nose.
She attempted--in the main -- to strip these lyrics of their slurpy sentimentality, and then polish them down until a deeper train reflected up in the wood and revealed something of the true relationship between refinement and baseness, culled from her life, and her knowledge of human relations.
Kudos to Dingdong for "allowing" the slurpy desecration.
I take a slurpy sip, and first taste a burst of grass and herbs reminiscent of summer lawns and warm sun on a patch of sage.