jam jam  /ˈdʒæm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) preserve of crushed fruit
  2. (n) informal terms for a difficult situation
  3. (n) a dense crowd of people
  4. (n) deliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems
  5. (v) press tightly together or cram
  6. (v) push down forcibly
  7. (v) crush or bruise
  8. (v) interfere with or prevent the reception of signals
  9. (v) get stuck and immobilized
  10. (v) crowd or pack to capacity
  11. (v) block passage through

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In the White House driveway there was something close to a traffic jam.
  2. Grissom squeezed out of the jam, and the Giants went on to win the Series.
  3. It's like a traffic jam in your mind.

News

  1. Acoustic jam band to take place June 18

    There will be an acoustic music jam from 7 to 9 p.m. June 18 at St. Joseph's Living Center, 14 Club Road, Windham.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Norwich Bulletin

  2. Yachtstock River Jam returns to Essington this month

    Yachtstock River Jam will return to Tinicum Township this year, from 12-10 p.m. on Saturday, June 15 at West End Boat Club, 500 W. 2nd St. The Irish Rock Band Blackthorn will headline the event which will feature two stages and 16 bands jamming on the banks of the Delaware River.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Ridley Town Talk

  3. HMDX Jam Plus (blue)

    Editor's Rating: User Rating: Good: The affordable HMDX Jam Plus sounds better than the original Jam, it has an attractive, fun design, and if you buy a second speaker you can create a completely wireless pair of true stereo speakers. Bad: No speakerphone capabilities; while the bass is a bit improved, the speaker still sounds thin. Bottom Line: With an appealing design, affordable price, and ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNET

Quotes

  1. But Senator McConnell said: "The fundamental point I want to make is the arrogance of all this. You know, they are saying, `Ignore the wishes of the American people. We know more about this than you do, and we're going to jam it down your throats no...
    on Feb 22, 2010 By: Mitch McConnell Source: The Australian

  2. "The fact that it could break at any time is bad news. But right now, the ice jam around the Double Ditch has not broken," Bismarck Mayor John Warford said at a morning news conference.
    on Mar 25, 2009 By: John Warford Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. Even President Obama tells ABC News that "the Senate certainly shouldn't try to jam anything through until Scott Brown is seated."
    on Jan 20, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Wall Street Journal

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