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Meaning of SLAM

Pronunciation:  slam

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
  2. [n]  winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge
  3. [v]  strike violently
  4. [v]  throw violently; "He slammed the book on the table"
  5. [v]  close violently; "He slammed the door shut"
  6. [v]  dance the slam dance
 

SLAM is a 4 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: bang, barb, dig, flap down, gibe, jibe, mosh, shaft, shot, slam dance, sweep, thrash
 
 See Also: bridge, close, comment, dance, grand slam, hit, little slam, remark, shut, small slam, throw, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe, triumph, victory

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Slam\, n. (Card Playing)
    Winning all the tricks of a deal (called, in bridge,
    
    {grand slam}, the winning of all but one of the thirteen
       tricks being called
    
    {a little slam}).
    
    
    
    
  2. \Slam\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Slammed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Slamming}.] [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. slamra, slambra,
    sl?ma, Norw. slemba, slemma, dial. Sw. sl["a]mma.]
    1. To shut with force and a loud noise; to bang; as, he
       slammed the door.
    
    2. To put in or on some place with force and loud noise; --
       usually with down; as, to slam a trunk down on the
       pavement.
    
    3. To strike with some implement with force; hence, to beat
       or cuff. [Prov. Eng.]
    
    4. To strike down; to slaughter. [Prov. Eng.]
    
    5. To defeat (opponents at cards) by winning all the tricks
       of a deal or a hand. --Hoyle.
    
    {To slam to}, to shut or close with a slam. ``He slammed to
       the door.'' --W. D. Howells.
    
    
  3. \Slam\, v. i.
    To come or swing against something, or to shut, with sudden
    force so as to produce a shock and noise; as, a door or
    shutter slams.
    
    
  4. \Slam\, n.
    1. The act of one who, or that which, slams.
    
    2. The shock and noise produced in slamming.
    
             The slam and the scowl were lost upon Sam.
                                                   --Dickens.
    
    3. (Card Playing) Winning all the tricks of a deal.
    
    4. The refuse of alum works. [Prov. Eng.]
    
    
 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

1. simulation language for alternative modeling.

2. A continuous simulation language.

["SLAM - A New Continuous Simulation Language", N.A. Wallington et al, in SCS Simulation Council Proc Series: Toward Real-Time Simulation (Languages, Models and Systems), R.E. Crosbie et al eds, 6(1):85-89 (Dec 1976)].

 

 

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