|1.||[ noun ] (food) preserve of crushed fruit|
|Related terms:||conserve strawberry_jam|
|2.||[ verb ] press tightly together or cram|
|Synonyms:||pile throng pack mob|
"The crowd packed the auditorium"
|Related terms:||crowd batch multitude|
|3.||[ verb ] interfere with or prevent the reception of signals|
"Jam the Voice of America" "block the signals emitted by this station"
|Related terms:||interrupt spot_jam barrage_jam blanket_jam point_jam jamming|
|4.||[ verb ] crush or bruise|
"jam a toe"
|5.||[ verb ] push forcibly, as of brakes|
: "The driver jammed the brake pedal to the floor"
|6.||[ verb ] crowd or pack to capacity|
|Synonyms:||cram ram chock_up wad pack jampack|
"the theater was jampacked"
|Related terms:||stuff cram|
|7.||[ verb ] get stuck and immobilized|
"the mechanism jammed"
|8.||[ noun ] informal terms for a difficult situation|
|Synonyms:||fix mess muddle pickle kettle_of_fish hole|
"he got into a terrible fix" "he made a muddle of his marriage"
|Related terms:||difficulty dog's_breakfast|
|9.||[ verb ] (food) eat until one is sated|
|Synonyms:||fill stuff cram fill_up|
"He filled up on turkey"
|Related terms:||eat gorge|
|10.||[ verb ] block passage through|
|Synonyms:||obstruct impede occlude close_up obturate block|
"obstruct the path"
|Related terms:||free impede barricade clog blockade dam suffocate tie_up barricade barricade screen land_up obstruction blocking obturator obstruction|
|11.||[ noun ] a dense crowd of people|
|Related terms:||crowd traffic_jam press|
|12.||[ noun ] (military,electronics) deliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems|
|Related terms:||electronic_countermeasures spot_jamming barrage_jamming|