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Main Entry: 1jam
Pronunciation: primarystressjam
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): jammed; jam·ming
1 a : to press or push into a close or tight position <jam a book into a bookcase> b : to be or cause to be wedged so as to be unworkable <jam the typewriter keys> c : to crowd into : PACK <2000 people jammed the hall>
2 : to push suddenly and with force <jam on the brakes>
3 : to squeeze or crush painfully <jammed my finger in the door>
4 : to make impossible to understand by sending out interfering signals or messages <jam a radio broadcast>
5 : to take part in a jam session
- jam·mer noun

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