Definition of Jam


  • deliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems
    - electronic jamming
  • a dense crowd of people
  • informal terms for a difficult situation
    "he got into a terrible fix"
    "he made a muddle of his marriage"
    - kettle of fish
  • preserve of crushed fruit


  • block passage through
    "obstruct the path"
    - close up
  • crowd or pack to capacity
    "the theater was jampacked"
    - jampack - chock up
  • get stuck and immobilized
    "the mechanism jammed"
  • interfere with or prevent the reception of signals
    "Jam the Voice of America"
    "block the signals emitted by this station"
  • crush or bruise
    "jam a toe"
  • push down forcibly
    "The driver jammed the brake pedal to the floor"
  • press tightly together or cram
    "The crowd packed the auditorium"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble jam

4 unscramble word found using the letters jam.

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