slurp

[slurp]
verb (used with object)
1.
to ingest (food or drink) with loud sucking noises: He slurped his coffee.
verb (used without object)
2.
to make loud sucking noises while eating or drinking: to slurp when eating soup.
noun
3.
an intake of food or drink with a noisy sucking sound: He finished his milk in about three slurps.
4.
any lapping or splashing sound: the slurp of the waves against the hull.

Origin:
1640–50; < Dutch slurpen (v.)

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slurp (slɜːp)
 
vb
1.  to eat or drink (something) noisily
 
n
2.  a sound produced in this way
 
[C17: from Middle Dutch slorpen to sip; related to German schlürfen]

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Word Origin & History

slurp
1648, from Du. slurpen, perhaps of imitative origin (cf. Ger. schlurfen). The noun is first recorded 1949.
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slurp

vt. 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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slurp definition


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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Example sentences
These oysters are not for chewing, and with the help of frosty cold beer, connoisseurs slurp down a dozen in a few minutes.
It loves to slurp nectar from flowers with a five-inch-long tongue.
Order, slurp and be back at your desk before your computer automatically checks for new e-mail.
It's okay to sip or slurp from the bowl, and shovel the last bits of a meal using your chopsticks.
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