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    jam - Dictionary definition and meaning for word jam

    Definition
    (noun) preserve of crushed fruit Definition
    (noun) informal terms for a difficult situation
    Synonyms : fix , hole , kettle of fish , mess , muddle , pickle
    Example Sentence
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage
    Definition
    (noun) a dense crowd of people
    Synonyms : crush , press
    Definition
    (noun) deliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems Definition
    (verb) press tightly together or cram
    Synonyms : mob , pack , pile , throng
    Example Sentence
    • The crowd packed the auditorium
    Definition
    (verb) push down forcibly
    Example Sentence
    • The driver jammed the brake pedal to the floor
    Definition
    (verb) crush or bruise
    Synonyms : crush
    Example Sentence
    • jam a toe
    Definition
    (verb) interfere with or prevent the reception of signals
    Synonyms : block
    Example Sentence
    • Jam the Voice of America
    • block the signals emitted by this station
    Definition
    (verb) get stuck and immobilized
    Example Sentence
    • the mechanism jammed
    Definition
    (verb) crowd or pack to capacity
    Synonyms : chock up , cram , jampack , ram , wad
    Example Sentence
    • the theater was jampacked
    Definition
    (verb) block passage through
    Synonyms : block , close up , impede , obstruct , obturate , occlude
    Example Sentence
    • obstruct the path
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