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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 one item of equipment that is necessary for "Slurp" is a metric measuring cup.
In this age of fairness, (in which we are likely to sink waist deep or worse), is it really fair to judge the effort of the men and women who spent the last year producing a crop, by hand, with one perfunctory slurp and spit?
Once all the meatballs have been browned add the chopped onion to the pan and sweat, add a tin of tomatoes, a spoonful of honey, a good slurp of red wine water and season to taste.
For most six-year-olds, a cornet is something you slurp ice cream out of - but for Bilton boy James Burt it's a passport to musical success.
SLURP FACTOR: 3/5 Chosen by You Rich Tea hosen ou Rich Tea YY(400g), 40p, Asda FIVE |SECONDS: The biscuit was like a sponge in the tea and wobbled but we just managed to catch it before it fell apart.
When friends come down, don't slurp your drink or dunk your biscuits as they break and sink.
But rather than slurp up pollen and nectar from flowers as most bees do, vulture bees gather meat.
A SURVEY by the Noise Association has found that pub-goers prefer to slurp their pint of Old Ploughman's Earplug without having Muzak burbling away in the background.
First presenter (glass in hand and nose in glass): "I can taste a touch of charcoal from the Alpine village of Knobbleeknees-In-Ledenhosen; (sniff, sniff) freshly mown grass from a small strip of pastureland in the South- Eastof the Black Forest; (slurp) beads of perspiration from the brow of a 16-year-old Peruvian virgin; (sniff) a splash of fresh South African grape-fruit juice; (slurp, slurp) and just the merest hint of blackcurrant from Mrs Ragwort's fruit farm on Anglesey."
UK tea lovers slurp their way through 48 billion cuppas annually, a Sainsbury's survey found.
You might be one of the first astronauts to slurp moon juice, lick a moonpop, or ski down the slope of an ice-slicked crater.
Swimming in near-freezing arctic waters, the behe-mouths slurp up sediments by the tubful to strain out enough tiny crustaceans to sustain their 35-ton forms.