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An awkward situation or predicament
“In a jam like this, it's certainly OK to help your girl save face.”
An instance of a thing seizing or becoming stuck
“She was held up in a jam on the M25.”
A sweet spread or conserve made from fruit and sugar boiled to a thick consistency
“Spread raspberry jam over slices and drizzle with orange juice or liqueur.”
A situation where a large number of people or vehicles are crowded into a place
Squeeze in; compress
“In summer, the beach is jammed with day-trippers.”
Squeeze or pack tightly into a specified space
“One cannot blame the citizens who try to jam one more piece of garbage into them.”
Become or make unable to move or work due to a part seizing up or becoming stuck
“For a long time that door would always jam shut when ever you slammed it.”
To prevent passage through by filling with something
“… firefighters found the nightclub's doorways jammed with trapped patrons.”
To brusquely force something into a space
“… several more people jammed into the bus even though there was hardly room to stand.”
To bring (a vessel) so close to the wind that half her upper sails are laid aback
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