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Definition of Jam

Jam

  1. See Jamb.
  2. To press into a close or tight position; to crowd; to squeeze; to wedge in.
  3. To crush or bruise; as, to jam a finger in the crack of a door.
  4. To bring (a vessel) so close to the wind that half her upper sails are laid aback.
  5. A mass of people or objects crowded together; also, the pressure from a crowd; a crush; as, a jam in a street; a jam of logs in a river.
  6. An injury caused by jamming.
  7. A preserve of fruit boiled with sugar and water; as, raspberry jam; currant jam; grape jam.

Jam Quotations

I challenge you, to go to any school and open 50 lunchboxes, and I guarantee you there will be one or two cans of Red Bull, there'll be cold McDonald's and jam sandwiches with several cakes.
Jamie Oliver

The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday - but never jam today.
Lewis Carroll

I'm not going to say I'm not a fan, but I'm a fan of house music, essentially, and kind of indie, and I was always into the kind of sub-pop Seattle Mud Honey and Pearl Jam kind of sound. But my kind of big love was house music ever since I was 15/16, going to raves when I was 15 or 16 years old and not going to school, like a naughty boy.
Nick Frost

It's a very complex scenario, and certainly Dave was, and is, not the only person in Pearl Jam with personality flaws. Everybody in this band exhibits some form of neurotic behavior. And we couldn't find a balance, a mutual respect for each other.
Stone Gossard

If I complain about a traffic jam, I have no one to blame but myself.
Steve Wynn
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Jam Translations

jam in Dutch is marmelade, moes, jam
jam in French is marmelade, coincer, confiture
jam in Italian is calca, marmellata
jam in Portuguese is compota, atolamento
jam in Spanish is apretura, mermelada
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