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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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Each sample is tasted (slurped) twice in rapid succession.
Samba-dancing beauties strutted through the streets as Jude, 38, slurped free booze alongside former Baywatch babe, Pamela Anderson.
The couple slurped on their cones as they wandered through the park, and Jimmy looked as though he didnOt have a Carr in the world when he took time out for a quick smooch.
As Eamon and Gerry slurped and munched their way through the chat, the scene became more unpalatable.
The machines were so efficient that by the end of the weekend, they had slurped up seven pints of the beasties.
JAKKI Brambles was extra bubbly yesterday - as she apparently slurped from a bottle of the stuff on live TV.
He slurped free champers before leaving with his 19-year-old lover.