Slam



verb (used with or without object), slammed, slamming.
1.
to shut with force and noise:
to slam the door.
2.
to dash, strike, knock, thrust, throw, slap down, etc., with violent and noisy impact:
He slammed his books upon the table.
3.
Informal. to criticize harshly; attack verbally:
He slammed my taste mercilessly.
noun
4.
a violent and noisy closing, dashing, or impact.
5.
the noise so made.
6.
Usually, the slam. Slang. slammer (def 2).
7.
Informal. a harsh criticism; verbal attack:
I am sick of your slams.
8.
Also called poetry slam. Informal. a competitive, usually boisterous poetry reading.
noun, Cards.
1.
the winning or bidding of all the tricks or all the tricks but one in a deal.
Compare grand slam (def 1), little slam.
2.
an old type of card game associated with ruff.
verb slams, slamming, slammed
1.
to cause (a door or window) to close noisily and with force or (of a door, etc) to close in this way
2.
(transitive) to throw (something) down noisily and violently
3.
(transitive) (slang) to criticize harshly
4.
(intransitive; usually foll by into or out of) (informal) to go (into or out of a room, etc) in violent haste or anger
5.
(transitive) to strike with violent force
6.
(transitive) (informal) to defeat easily
noun
7.
the act or noise of slamming
8.
(slang) harsh criticism or abuse
noun
1.

the winning of all (grand slam) or all but one (little slam or small slam) of the 13 tricks at bridge or whist
the bid to do so in bridge See grand slam, little slam

2.
an old card game
noun
1.
a poetry contest in which entrants compete with each other by reciting their work and are awarded points by the audience
slackmaster

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)].
(1995-03-03)

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