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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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In between slurping coffee and munching macarons, we were introduced to an intimidating bulky machine: the Clover.
What is so familiar as to go unremarked suddenly becomes a conspicuous cultural trait: her own newly acquired exclamations so typical of German, like ach so, or the noises her Korean brothers make while eating soup (smacking their lips and slurping)--noises they must always have made but that used to pass unnoticed.
Who can forget, for example, the infamous interview with Leonard Cohen when that great poetic fraud's addled answers were barely audible above the sounds of Gzowski's slurping tongue?
On August 5, after eating your fill of raspberry pancakes and slurping down a raspberry shake, pick a quart or two (a couple of commercial raspberry growers are within blocks of the festival location) before watching the parade and fireworks.
At noon he stood at the head of the street in the one-street village of Phillips and looked down its length and saw no one; he entered its hardboard factory and poke to the workers on the line, who grunted and let him pass; he visited the local newspaper, which was totally indifferent to the fact that a Presidential candidate was pausing with them; he circulated the cages on Phillip's main street, courteously interrupting the men and women slurping coffee and eating sandwiches, saying, "My name is John Kennedy, I'm running for President in the primary"; and they went right on eating.
Set up by Paul Murphy two years ago, it has recently changed its venue and can now be found at the Slurping Toad in Hurst Street.
Just four percent admit to slurping their pasta, Three out of four pasta slurpers are men.
In your heart you smash a black face with big white lips slurping across a thick slice of watermelon.
Two calves sleep in the sun in his yard; three kittens play with a tethered pup; the sound of a slurping calf slips from his shed that's a wedge of darkness back of the fuchsia hedges.
The contributors watch while scoffing a Pot Noodle, bickering with the other half, or slurping a glass (or three) of vino.
This is done with a spoon, and Martin encouraged the judges to make loud slurping sounds by sucking the coffee off spoons.
One of my colleagues is constantly sniffing and burping, and when he eats fruit at his desk the room is filled with the sound of slurping.