Definition of Jam

1. Noun. Preserve of crushed fruit.

Generic synonyms: Conserve, Conserves, Preserve, Preserves
Specialized synonyms: Strawberry Jam, Strawberry Preserves



2. Verb. Press tightly together or cram. "The streets jam with crowds"; "The crowd packed the auditorium"
Exact synonyms: Mob, Pack, Pile, Throng
Generic synonyms: Crowd, Crowd Together
Derivative terms: Mob, Pile, Pile, Throng

3. Noun. Informal terms for a difficult situation. "He made a muddle of his marriage"
Exact synonyms: Fix, Hole, Kettle Of Fish, Mess, Muddle, Pickle
Generic synonyms: Difficulty
Specialized synonyms: Dog's Breakfast, Dog's Dinner

4. Verb. Push down forcibly. "The driver jammed the brake pedal to the floor"
Generic synonyms: Force, Push

5. Noun. A dense crowd of people.
Exact synonyms: Crush, Press
Generic synonyms: Crowd
Specialized synonyms: Snarl-up, Traffic Jam
Derivative terms: Press

6. Verb. Crush or bruise. "Did he jam his foot? "; "Jam a toe"
Exact synonyms: Crush
Generic synonyms: Bruise, Contuse

7. Noun. Deliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems.

8. Verb. Interfere with or prevent the reception of signals. "Block the signals emitted by this station"
Exact synonyms: Block
Generic synonyms: Break Up, Cut Off, Disrupt, Interrupt
Specialized synonyms: Barrage Jam, Point Jam, Spot Jam, Blanket Jam
Derivative terms: Jamming

9. Verb. Get stuck and immobilized. "They want to jam the doors"; "The mechanism jammed"
Generic synonyms: Malfunction, Misfunction

10. Verb. Crowd or pack to capacity. "They jam the books into the box"; "The theater was jampacked"
Exact synonyms: Chock Up, Cram, Jampack, Ram, Wad
Generic synonyms: Stuff
Related verbs: Cram
Derivative terms: Wad

11. Verb. Block passage through. "Obstruct the path"

Definition of Jam

1. n. A kind of frock for children.

2. n. See Jamb.

3. v. t. To press into a close or tight position; to crowd; to squeeze; to wedge in.

4. n. A mass of people or objects crowded together; also, the pressure from a crowd; a crush; as, a jam in a street; a jam of logs in a river.

5. n. A preserve of fruit boiled with sugar and water; as, raspberry jam; currant jam; grape jam.

Definition of Jam

1. Noun. A sweet mixture of fruit boiled with sugar and allowed to congeal. Often spread on bread or toast or used in jam tarts. ¹

2. Noun. A difficult situation. ¹

3. Noun. Blockage, congestion. ¹

4. Noun. (context: popular music) An informal, impromptu performance or rehearsal. ¹

5. Noun. (baseball) A difficult situation for a pitcher or defending team. ¹

6. Noun. (basketball) A forceful dunk. ¹

7. Noun. (''roller derby'') A play during which points can be scored. ¹

8. Noun. Any of several rock-climbing maneuvers requiring wedging of an extremity into a tight space. ¹

9. Noun. (U.K.) luck. ¹

10. Verb. To get something stuck in a confined space. ¹

11. Verb. To brusquely force something into a space; cram, squeeze. ¹

12. Verb. To cause congestion or blockage. Often used with "up" ¹

13. Verb. To block or confuse a broadcast signal. ¹

14. Verb. (baseball) To throw a pitch at or near the batter's hands. ¹

15. Verb. (music) To play music (especially improvisation as a group.) ¹

16. Verb. To injure a finger or toe by sudden compression of the digit's tip. ¹

17. Verb. (''roller derby'') To attempt to score points. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jam

1. to force together tightly [v JAMMED, JAMMING, JAMS] : JAMMABLE [adj]

Medical Definition of Jam

1. 1. A mass of people or objects crowded together; also, the pressure from a crowd; a crush; as, a jam in a street; a jam of logs in a river. 2. An injury caused by jamming. A preserve of fruit boiled with sugar and water; as, raspberry jam; currant jam; grape jam. Jam nut. See Check nut, under Check. Jam weld, a butt weld. See Butt. Origin: Prob. Fr. Jam, v.; but cf. Also Ar. Jamad ice, jelly, jamid congealed, jamd congelation, ice. See Jamb. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jam

jalfrezis
jalop
jalopies
jaloppies
jaloppy
jalops
jalopy
jalouse
jaloused
jalouses
jalousie
jalousied
jalousies
jalousing
jalpaite
jam (current term)
jam-jars
jam-pack
jam-packed
jam-packing
jam-packs
jam-pawncked
jam rag
jam rags
jam sandwich
jam sandwiches
jam session
jam sessions
jam tart
jam tarts

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