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jam 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
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jams, 3rd person singular present; jammed, past participle; jammed, past tense; jamming, present participle;
  1. Squeeze or pack (someone or something) tightly into a specified space
    • - four of us were jammed in one compartment
    • - people jammed their belongings into cars
  2. Push (something) roughly and forcibly into position or a space
    • - he jammed his hat on
  3. Crowd onto (a road) so as to block it
    • - the roads were jammed with traffic
  4. Cause (telephone lines) to be continuously busy with a large number of calls
    • - listeners jammed WBOQ's switchboard with calls
  5. Push or crowd into an area or space
    • - 75,000 refugees jammed into a stadium today to denounce the accord
  6. Become or make unable to move or work due to a part seizing or becoming stuck
    • - the photocopier jammed
    • - the doors were jammed open
  7. Make (a radio transmission) unintelligible by causing interference

  8. Improvise with other musicians, esp. in jazz or blues
    • - the opportunity to jam with Atlanta blues musicians
Noun
  1. A sweet spread or preserve made from fruit and sugar boiled to a thick consistency


  1. preserve of crushed fruit
  2. throng: press tightly together or cram; "The crowd packed the auditorium"
  3. fix: informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"
  4. push down forcibly; "The driver jammed the brake pedal to the floor"
  5. crush or bruise; "jam a toe"
  6. crush: a dense crowd of people
  7. Fruit preserves are fruits, or vegetables, that have been prepared and canned for long term storage. The preparation of fruit preserves traditionally involves the use of pectin as a gelling agent, although sugar or honey may be used as well. ...
  8. Jam! is a Canadian website, which covers entertainment news. It is part of the CANOE online portal, owned and operated by Quebecor through its Sun Media division.
  9. The Epistle of James, usually referred to simply as James, is a book in the New Testament. The author identifies himself as "James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ".
  10. Jam is the third studio album by British rock band Little Angels. It peaked at number one in the UK Albums Chart in 1993. The single "Too Much Too Young" features Canadian singer Bryan Adams on back-up vocals, and also became a significant hit for the group, reaching #22 in the UK charts.
  11. JAM is one of the leading bus companies in the Philippines that plies from Manila to different routes in Southern Tagalog provinces including Laguna, Batangas, and Quezon.
  12. A jam session is a musical act where musicians play (i.e. "jam") by improvising without extensive preparation or predefined arrangements.
  13. A sweet mixture of fruit boiled with sugar and allowed to congeal. Often spread on bread or toast or used in jam tarts; A difficult situation; Blockage, congestion; (popular music) An informal, impromptu performance or rehearsal; (baseball) A difficult situation for a pitcher or defending ...
  14. (jammed) Of or pertaining to something which is stuck
  15. (Jammed) a pot which many raises have been put into.
  16. (Jamming) to serve or return straight to the opponent's body
  17. (Jamming) When the combined diameters of three cables roughly equal the interior diameter of the conduit, the cables can line up linearly as they are pulled around the bend. The cables then wedge against the conduit wall as they are forced towards the inside of the bend. ...
  18. (Jamming) a special method of blocking that crowds or forces an opponent's natural weapon back and against his joint of prevent it from moving or functioning. It can alsobe accomplished by forcing an opponent's limb against other parts of his anatomy.
  19. (Jamming) Wedging a body part into a crack.
  20. (Jamming) is intentional obstruction or interference with electrical signals.
  21. (JAMMING) The all-encompassing term for active countermeasures that use an emitter to put out a lot of electronic noise aimed at foiling enemy sensors.
  22. (JAMMING) The best forgotten art. The technique of inserting part (or all) of the body into a crack to make progress. Thin cracks take fingers, wider cracks take hands and fists, and feared offwidth cracks devour arms, shoulders, knees, feet and legs and spit them out covered with gritstone rash.
  23. (Jamming) A technique for climbing cracks in which the fingers, hands or feet are masochistically wedged inside a rock crack to gain purchase and facilitate upward progress.
  24. (Jamming) Radars can be jammed (interfered with) by strong sources of radio energy. Some radars are designed to also act as jammers against other radars or radio receivers.
  25. (Jamming) The act of intentionally directing electromagnetic energy at a communication system to disrupt or prevent signal transmission.