- IPA: /d͡ʒæm/
- fruit spread
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- Rhymes: -æm
- Homophones: jamb
NounModificarJam (countable and uncountable; plural jams)
- A sweet mixture of fruit boiled with sugar and allowed to congeal. Often spread on bread or toast or used in jam tarts.
- (countable) A difficult situation.
- I’m in a jam right now. Can you help me out?
- (countable) Blockage, congestion.
- A traffic jam caused us to miss the game's first period.
- (countable) (popular music) An informal, impromptu performance or rehearsal.
- (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.
- (countable) Patrono:Basketball A forceful dunk.
- (countable) (roller derby) A play during which points can be scored.
- Toughie scored four points in that jam.
- (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.
- Patrono:UK luck.
- He's got more jam than Waitrose.
- jam band
- jam roly poly
- jam sandwich
- jam session
- jam tart
- jam tomorrow
- log jam
- Murrumbidgee jam
- pearl jam
- traffic jam
- want jam on it
- hand jam
- finger jam
- fist jam
- foot jam
- pinkie jam
- ring jam
- thumb-down jam
- toe jam
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Third person singular
- To block or confuse a broadcast signal.
- (baseball) To throw a pitch at or near the batter's hands.
- Jones was jammed by the pitch.
- (music) To play music (especially improvisation as a group.)
- To get something stuck in a confined space.
- My foot GOT jammed in a gap between the rocks.
- To injure a finger or toe by sudden compression of the digit's tip.
- When he tripped on the step he jammed his toe.
- To squeeze into a small space.
- The rush-hour train was jammed with commuters.
- To brusquely force something into a space; cram.
- They temporarily stopped the gas tank leak by jamming a piece of taffy into the hole.
- Causing congestion or blockage. Often used with "up"
- A single accident can jam the roads for hours.
- (roller derby) To attempt to score points.
- Toughie jammed four times in the second period.
- IPA: /jam/
- I am
- jam (conserved fruits where no parts of fruits are visible anymore)
From Latin iam.
- An alternative spelling of iam.
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