• Jam Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) An injury caused by jamming.
  2. (v. t.) To press into a close or tight position; to crowd; to squeeze; to wedge in.
  3. (v. t.) To crush or bruise; as, to jam a finger in the crack of a door.
  4. (n.) See Jamb.
  5. (n.) A preserve of fruit boiled with sugar and water; as, raspberry jam; currant jam; grape jam.
  6. (v. t.) To bring (a vessel) so close to the wind that half her upper sails are laid aback.
  7. (n.) 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.
  8. (n.) A kind of frock for children.

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• Jamb Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The vertical side of any opening, as a door or fireplace; hence, less properly, any narrow vertical surface of wall, as the of a chimney-breast or of a pier, as distinguished from its face.
  2. (v. t.) See Jam, v. t.
  3. (n.) Any thick mass of rock which prevents miners from following the lode or vein.

• Jamacina Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Jamaicine.