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noun as in cold call

noun as in junk mail

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Two weeks ago, spam text messages started pinging the mobile phones of Hong Kong residents associated with the protests.

Spam, squirt guns, earthworms, pirate costumes—stuff like that.

Perhaps the most curious dish available for breakfast, listed on the menu as "Everyone's Favorite," is Spam and eggs.

“There are plenty of companies that are more than happy to spam and scam customers with bare-minimum products,” McEwen says.

APN will not send you any other content—no spam, no solicitation.

This is called a "word frequency histogram" and it tells you what the probability is that any bag of words is likely to be spam.

Darryl and I once tried to write our own better spam filter and when you filter spam, you need Bayesian math.

Now, take a ton of email that's not spam -- in the biz, they call that "ham" -- and do the same.

You take every word that's in the spam and count how many times it appears.

If it turns out to be spam, you adjust the "spam" histogram accordingly.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spam, such as: hard sell, sales call, and spit.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.