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  Definition of jam
  1. deliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems
  2. preserve of crushed fruit
  3. a dense crowd of people
  4. informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"
  5. interfere with or prevent the reception of signals; "Jam the Voice of America"; "block the signals emitted by this station"
  6. block passage through; "obstruct the path"
  7. crush or bruise; "jam a toe"
  8. crowd or pack to capacity; "the theater was jampacked"
  9. get stuck and immobilized; "the mechanism jammed"
  10. push down forcibly; "The driver jammed the brake pedal to the floor"
  11. press tightly together or cram; "The crowd packed the auditorium"
Similar Words: jamming, electronic jamming, crush, press, fix, hole, mess, muddle, pickle, kettle of fish, block, obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, close up, jampack, ram, chock up, cram, wad, throng, mob, pack, pile

 

Hyponyms: barrage jamming, spot jamming, selective jamming, strawberry jam, strawberry preserves, traffic jam, snarl-up, dog's breakfast, dog's dinner, barrage jam, point jam, spot jam, blanket jam, blockade, block off, barricade, barricado, suffocate, stifle, asphyxiate, choke, tie up, dam, dam up, screen, block out, land up, earth up, block, stop, block up, bar, clog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest, foul

 

Grouped Verbs: cram

 

Derivational Morphology: block, press, jampack, ram, chock up, cram, wad, jamming, electronic jamming, blocking, interference, blockage, closure, occlusion, obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimenta, obturator, batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, muckle, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, whole lot, whole slew, crush, mound, cumulus, mob, rabble, rout, multitude, throng, concourse

 

Language Translations:
Croatian: džem   Finnish: hillo  
French: confiture   German: Marmelade  
Greek: μαρμελάδα   Italian: marmellata  
Japanese: ジャム   Norwegian: syltetøy  
Polish: dżem   Portuguese: geléia  
Russian: мармелад   Spanish: mermelada  
 
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