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Definizione monolingua jam



jam (third-person singular simple present jams, present participle jamming, simple past and past participle jammed)

  1. To get something stuck in a confined space.
    My foot got jammed in a gap between the rocks.
  2. To brusquely force something into a space; cram, squeeze.
    They temporarily stopped the gas tank leak by jamming a piece of taffy into the hole.
    The rush-hour train was jammed with commuters.
  3. To cause congestion or blockage. Often used with ""up""
    A single accident can jam the roads for hours.
  4. To block or confuse a broadcast signal.
  5. (baseball) To throw a pitch at or near the batters hands.
    Jones was jammed by the pitch.
  6. (music) To play music (especially improvisation as a group.)
  7. To injure a finger or toe by sudden compression of the digits tip.
    When he tripped on the step he jammed his toe.
  8. (roller derby) To attempt to score points.
    Toughie jammed four times in the second period.

jam (countable and uncountable; plural jams)

  1. A sweet mixture of fruit boiled with sugar and allowed to congeal. Often spread on bread or toast or used in jam tarts.
  2. (countable) A difficult situation.
    I’m in a jam right now. Can you help me out?
    • 1975, Bob Dylan, Tangled Up in Blue
      She was married when we first met
      Soon to be divorced
      I helped her out of a jam, I guess
      But I used a little too much force.
  3. (countable) Blockage, congestion.
    A traffic jam caused us to miss the games first period.
  4. (countable) (popular music) An informal, impromptu performance or rehearsal.
  5. (countable) (baseball) A difficult situation for a pitcher or defending team.
    Hes in a jam now, having walked the bases loaded with the cleanup hitter coming to bat.
  6. (countable) (basketball) A forceful dunk.
  7. (countable) (roller derby) A play during which points can be scored.
    Toughie scored four points in that jam.
  8. (countable) Any of several rock-climbing maneuvers requiring wedging of an extremity into a tight space.
    I used a whole series of fist and foot jams in that crack.
  9. (UK) luck.
    Hes got more jam than Waitrose.

jam m.

  1. (third-person singular) dative form of jis.
    • 2007, Jurga (Jurga Šeduikyt?), Angelai
      Jo balti sparnai man tinka
      Jam savo šarvus dovanoju
      His white wings suit me
      I present to him my armor


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Definizione italiano>inglese jam

  sweet mixture of fruit boiled with sugar
  blockage, congestion
  difficult situation
  difficult situation
  impromptu informal performance
  Rendere il passaggio impossibile a causa di un ostruzione fisica.
  To make passage impossible by physical obstruction.

Altri significati:

Traduzione 'veloce'

marmellata ,ingorgo ,pasticcio ,marmelata ,guaio

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