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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
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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)].
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