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Jam

Pronunciation: jămd
n.1.A kind of frock for children.
1.(Mining) See Jamb.
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Jammed (jămd); p. pr. & vb. n. Jamming.]
1.To press into a close or tight position; to crowd; to squeeze; to wedge in; to cram; as, rock fans jammed the theater for the concert.
The ship . . . jammed in between two rocks.
- De Foe.
2.To crush or bruise; as, to jam a finger in the crack of a door.
3.(Naut.) To bring (a vessel) so close to the wind that half her upper sails are laid aback.
4.To block or obstruct by packing too much (people or objects) into; as, shoppers jammed the aisles during the fire sale.
5.(Radio) To interfere with (a radio signal) by sending other signals of the same or nearby frequency; as, the Soviets jammed Radio Free Europe broadcasts for years during the cold war.
6.To cause to become nonfunctional by putting something in that blocks the movement of a part or parts; as, he jammed the drawer by putting in too many loose papers; he jammed the lock by trying to pick it.
v. i.2.To become stuck so as not to function; as, the copier jammed again.
2.(Music) To play an instrument in a jam session.
3.To crowd together; - usually used with together or in; as, fifty people jammed into a conference room designed for twenty.
n.1.A mass of people or objects crowded together; also, the pressure from a crowd; a crush; as, a jam in a street; a jam of logs in a river.
2.An injury caused by jamming.
3.A difficult situation; as, he got himself into a jam.
1.A preserve of fruit boiled with sugar and water; also called jelly; as, raspberry jam; currant jam; grape jam.
Jam nut
See Check nut, under Check.
Jam weld
(Forging) a butt weld. See under Butt.
Noun1.jam - preserve of crushed fruit
2.jam - informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"
3.jam - a dense crowd of people
Synonyms: crush, press
4.jam - deliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems
Verb1.jam - press tightly together or cram; "The crowd packed the auditorium"
Synonyms: mob, throng, pile, pack
2.jam - push down forcibly; "The driver jammed the brake pedal to the floor"
3.jam - crush or bruise; "jam a toe"
Synonyms: crush
4.jam - interfere with or prevent the reception of signals; "Jam the Voice of America"; "block the signals emitted by this station"
Synonyms: block
5.jam - get stuck and immobilized; "the mechanism jammed"
6.jam - crowd or pack to capacity; "the theater was jampacked"
Synonyms: chock up, cram, jampack, wad, ram
7.jam - block passage through; "obstruct the path"
1.JaM - John and Martin. An interpreted FORTH-like graphics language by John Warnock and Martin Newell, Xerox PARC, 1978. JaM was the forerunner of both Interpress and PostScript. It is mentioned in PostScript Language reference Manual, Adobe Systems, A-W 1985.
2.jam - A condition on a network where two nodes transmitting simultaneously detect the collision and continue to transmit for a certain time (4 to 6 bytes on Ethernet) to ensure that the collision has been detected by all nodes involved.
To dream that you are eating jam, signifies pleasant surprises and new discoveries. Consider also the pun, "caught in a jam" which mean that you may find yourself in a little problem. To dream that you are making jam, foretells of a happy home life. To dream that you are spreading jam, indicates that you may be spreading yourself too thin. 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