AskDefine | Define slurp

Dictionary Definition

slurp v : eat noisily; "He slurped his soup"

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Verb

  1. To eat or drink (something) noisily

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Noun

  1. A loud sucking noise made in eating or drinking
  2. A mouthful of liquid

Extensive Definition

Yahoo! Slurp (Slurp) is a web crawler from Yahoo! group. It crawls the web and puts content into the Yahoo! Search engine. Slurp is based on Inktomi's web search technology - Inktomi was acquired by Yahoo! in late 2002.
Slurp identifies itself by using the following User agent strings:
* Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Yahoo! Slurp; http://help.yahoo.com/help/us/ysearch/slurp) * Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Yahoo! Slurp China; http://misc.yahoo.com.cn/help.html)

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