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Jam

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countable and uncountable; plural jams

Jam (countable and uncountable; plural jams)
  1. A sweet mixture of fruit boiled with sugar and allowed to congeal. Often spread on bread or toast or used in jam tarts.
  2. (countable) A difficult situation.
    I’m in a jam right now. Can you help me out?
  3. (countable) Blockage, congestion.
    A traffic jam caused us to miss the game's first period.
  4. (countable) (popular music) An informal, impromptu performance or rehearsal.
  5. (countable) (baseball) A difficult situation for a pitcher or defending team.
    He's in a jam now, having walked the bases loaded with the cleanup hitter coming to bat.
  6. (countable) Patrono:Basketball A forceful dunk.
  7. (countable) (roller derby) A play during which points can be scored.
    Toughie scored four points in that jam.
  8. (countable) Any of several rock-climbing maneuvers requiring wedging of an extremity into a tight space.
    I used a whole series of fist and foot jams in that crack.
  9. Patrono:UK luck.
    He's got more jam than Waitrose.

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to Jam

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Jams

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jammed

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jammed

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jamming

to Jam (third-person singular simple present Jams, present participle jamming, simple past and past participle jammed)
  1. To block or confuse a broadcast signal.
  2. (baseball) To throw a pitch at or near the batter's hands.
    Jones was jammed by the pitch.
  3. (music) To play music (especially improvisation as a group.)
  4. To get something stuck in a confined space.
    My foot GOT jammed in a gap between the rocks.
  5. To injure a finger or toe by sudden compression of the digit's tip.
    When he tripped on the step he jammed his toe.
  6. To squeeze into a small space.
    The rush-hour train was jammed with commuters.
  7. To brusquely force something into a space; cram.
    They temporarily stopped the gas tank leak by jamming a piece of taffy into the hole.
  8. Causing congestion or blockage. Often used with "up"
    A single accident can jam the roads for hours.
  9. (roller derby) To attempt to score points.
    Toughie jammed four times in the second period.

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Patrono:Sq-verb

  1. I am

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jam m. (Plural: jams, diminutive: jammetje)

  1. jam (conserved fruits where no parts of fruits are visible anymore)

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From Latin iam.

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jam

  1. already

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jam

  1. hour

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jam

  1. An alternative spelling of iam.

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jam m.

  1. Patrono:Lt-form-pronoun

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jam

  1. clock
  2. hour

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jam m.

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