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