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noun (jams, -)
  1. A sweet mixture of fruit boiled with sugar and allowed to set, often spread on bread or toast or used in jam tarts.
  2. blockage, Blockage, congestion; as a traffic jam, paper jam.
  3. (context, popular, _, music) An informal, impromptu performance or rehearsal.
  4. (basketball) A forceful dunk.
  5. A difficult situation.
I"m in a bit of a right now. Can you help me out?
verb (jam, m, ing)
  1. (baseball) To throw a pitch at or near the batter's hands.
Jones was jammed by the pitch.
  1. (music) To play music (especially improvisation as a group.)
  2. to get a body part stuck
My foot is jammed in the gap between the rocks
  1. to squeeze into a small space
The rush-hour train was jammed with commuters.
  1. often with "up", to cause congestion or blockage
A single accident can jam the roads for hours

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