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jam

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[dʒam], (Verb)

Definitions:
- squeeze or pack tightly into a specified space
(e.g: four of us were jammed in one compartment)

- become or make unable to move or work due to a part seizing up or becoming stuck
(e.g: the photocopier jammed)

- improvise with other musicians, especially in jazz or blues
(e.g: he had the opportunity to jam with Atlanta blues musicians)


Phrases:
- jam on the brakes

Origin:
early 18th century: probably symbolic; compare with jag and cram


[dʒam], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an instance of a thing seizing or becoming stuck
(e.g: paper jams)

- an awkward situation or predicament
(e.g: I'm in a jam)

- an improvised performance by a group of musicians, especially in jazz or blues.


Phrases:
- jam on the brakes

Origin:


[dʒam], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a sweet spread or conserve made from fruit and sugar boiled to a thick consistency
(e.g: strawberry jam)


Phrases:
- jam tomorrow
- put on jam

Origin:
mid 18th century: perhaps from jam


[dʒam], (Verb)

Definitions:
- make (fruit) into jam.


Phrases:
- jam tomorrow
- put on jam

Origin:




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