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Slim

William Joseph, 1st Viscount. 1891--1970, British field marshal, who commanded (1943--45) the 14th Army in the reconquest of Burma (now called Myanmar) from the Japanese; governor general of Australia (1953--60)
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SLIM

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A VLSI language for translating DFA's into circuits. J.L. Hennessy, "SLIM: A Simulation and Implementation Language for VLSI Microcode", Lambda, Apr 1981, pp.20-28.

slim

(jargon)
A small, derivative change (e.g. to code).
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Berkeley, in fact, only slimly acknowledges that other human beings exist: "We may even assert, that the existence of God"--who is behind all things, always active in his creation, but oddly distant nonetheless--"is far more evidently perceived than the existence of men; because the effects of Nature are infinitely more numerous and considerable, than those ascribed to human agents" (Principles 147).
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Although the government in Washington was divided slimly along party lines, a fair amount of agreement was achieved across party lines in several policy areas.
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Slimly built, 5ft 10in tall, with receding brown hair, he was the antithesis of the glamorous image of a spy.
But these old packs, wh[ich] lie at the end of their twigs, throw out now long shoots alternately and slimly leaved, looking like bright keys.
But these old packs, which lie at the end of their twigs, throw out now long shoots alternately and slimly leaved, looking like bright keys.
John McClane is one of Jeffords's representative 'Reaganite' hard bodies; but in reality, Willis is not particularly tall and is rather slimly built.
The woman is described as white, in her late thirties, and slimly built with gaunt features.