What does SLAM mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slam, sweep(noun)

    winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge

  2. slam(noun)

    the noise made by the forceful impact of two objects

  3. slam(noun)

    a forceful impact that makes a loud noise

  4. shot, shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe, gibe(verb)

    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"

  5. slam, bang(verb)

    close violently

    "He slammed the door shut"

  6. slam, bang(verb)

    strike violently

    "slam the ball"

  7. slam dance, slam, mosh, thrash(verb)

    dance the slam dance

  8. slam, flap down(verb)

    throw violently

    "He slammed the book on the table"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slam(verb)

    to shut with force and a loud noise; to bang; as, he slammed the door

    Etymology: [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. slamra, slambra, slma, Norw. slemba, slemma, dial. Sw. slmma.]

  2. Slam(verb)

    to put in or on some place with force and loud noise; -- usually with down; as, to slam a trunk down on the pavement

    Etymology: [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. slamra, slambra, slma, Norw. slemba, slemma, dial. Sw. slmma.]

  3. Slam(verb)

    to strike with some implement with force; hence, to beat or cuff

    Etymology: [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. slamra, slambra, slma, Norw. slemba, slemma, dial. Sw. slmma.]

  4. Slam(verb)

    to strike down; to slaughter

    Etymology: [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. slamra, slambra, slma, Norw. slemba, slemma, dial. Sw. slmma.]

  5. Slam(verb)

    to defeat (opponents at cards) by winning all the tricks of a deal or a hand

    Etymology: [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. slamra, slambra, slma, Norw. slemba, slemma, dial. Sw. slmma.]

  6. Slam(verb)

    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

    Etymology: [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. slamra, slambra, slma, Norw. slemba, slemma, dial. Sw. slmma.]

  7. Slam(noun)

    the act of one who, or that which, slams

    Etymology: [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. slamra, slambra, slma, Norw. slemba, slemma, dial. Sw. slmma.]

  8. Slam(noun)

    the shock and noise produced in slamming

    Etymology: [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. slamra, slambra, slma, Norw. slemba, slemma, dial. Sw. slmma.]

  9. Slam(noun)

    winning all the tricks of a deal

    Etymology: [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. slamra, slambra, slma, Norw. slemba, slemma, dial. Sw. slmma.]

  10. Slam(noun)

    the refuse of alum works

    Etymology: [Of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. slamra, slambra, slma, Norw. slemba, slemma, dial. Sw. slmma.]

Freebase

  1. Slam

    Slam is a producer/DJ duo from Glasgow, consisting of Stuart MacMillan and Orde Meikle. They are co-founders of Soma Quality Recordings. Their music style consists of house and techno.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Slam

    slam, v.t. or v.i. to shut with violence and noise: to throw down with violence: to win all the tricks in a card-game:—pr.p. slam′ming; pa.t. and pa.p. slammed.—n. the act of slamming: the sound so made: the winning of all the tricks at whist, &c. [Scand., Norw. slemma, Ice. slamra.]

  2. Slam

    slam, n. an old card-game.

  3. Slam

    slam, n. a shambling fellow. [Cf. Dut. slomp, Ger. schlampe.]

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    Rank popularity for the word 'SLAM' in Verbs Frequency: #908

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SLAM in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SLAM in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of SLAM in a Sentence

  1. Richard Kurland:

    I think the defense has a slam dunk. There are no Iranian sanctions in Canada and anything (the prosecutors bring up) that's related to an Iranian sanction in Canada may well be dismissed.

  2. Amanda Anisimova:

    I saw it different since the beginning. I felt different. I felt more relaxed, even if the pressure was on, i feel good in this position and I always say that even if you're No. 1, you win a Grand Slam, you have to enjoy the moment.

  3. Professional Golfers Association:

    The parties mutually agreed that it is in the best interest of all not to conduct the 2015 PGA Grand Slam of Golf at Trump National -- Los Angeles.

  4. Stefanos Tsitsipas:

    I think the Grand Slam tournaments are events where you try and bring the best out of you, when it comes to concentration, when it comes to playing with energy, good footwork, being aggressive and being consistent point by point, a good start is always important, trying to conserve energy, trying to avoid playing long matches. I've been working on this mentally and technically, strategically, to avoid having difficulties in the early rounds.

  5. Kate Lynn Blatt:

    Oh my God, it was the most liberating thing I've ever experienced in my entire life, and then slam.

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