Definitions for jam

Definitions for (noun) jam

Main entry: jam, jamming, electronic jamming

Definition: deliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems

Main entry: jam

Definition: preserve of crushed fruit

Main entry: jam, press, crush

Definition: a dense crowd of people

Main entry: pickle, hole, muddle, mess, jam, kettle of fish, fix

Definition: informal terms for a difficult situation

Usage: he got into a terrible fix; he made a muddle of his marriage

Definitions for (verb) jam

Main entry: block, jam

Definition: interfere with or prevent the reception of signals

Usage: Jam the Voice of America; block the signals emitted by this station

Main entry: jam, close up, block, impede, obstruct, obturate, occlude

Definition: block passage through

Usage: obstruct the path

Main entry: crush, jam

Definition: crush or bruise

Usage: jam a toe

Main entry: chock up, ram, cram, jam, jampack, wad

Definition: crowd or pack to capacity

Usage: the theater was jampacked

Main entry: jam

Definition: get stuck and immobilized

Usage: the mechanism jammed

Main entry: jam

Definition: push down forcibly

Usage: The driver jammed the brake pedal to the floor

Main entry: pack, mob, jam, pile, throng

Definition: press tightly together or cram

Usage: The crowd packed the auditorium

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