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KK Pronunciation

〔 dʒæm 〕


〔 dʒæm 〕

Overview of noun jam

The noun jam has 4 senses

  • jam -- (preserve of crushed fruit)

  • fix, hole, jam, mess, muddle, pickle, kettle of fish -- (informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage")

  • crush, jam, press -- (a dense crowd of people)

  • jamming, electronic jamming, jam -- (deliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems)

Overview of verb jam

The verb jam has 7 senses

  • throng, mob, pack, pile, jam -- (press tightly together or cram; "The crowd packed the auditorium")

  • jam -- (push down forcibly; "The driver jammed the brake pedal to the floor")

  • jam, crush -- (crush or bruise; "jam a toe")

  • jam, block -- (interfere with or prevent the reception of signals; "Jam the Voice of America"; "block the signals emitted by this station")

  • jam -- (get stuck and immobilized; "the mechanism jammed")

  • jam, jampack, ram, chock up, cram, wad -- (crowd or pack to capacity; "the theater was jampacked")

  • obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up -- (block passage through; "obstruct the path")