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Dictionary Definition

jammed (See jam)

Noun

1 preserve of crushed fruit
2 informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage" [syn: fix, hole, mess, muddle, pickle, kettle of fish]
3 a dense crowd of people [syn: crush, press]
4 deliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems [syn: jamming, electronic jamming]

Verb

1 press tightly together or cram; "The crowd packed the auditorium" [syn: throng, mob, pack, pile]
2 push down forcibly; "The driver jammed the brake pedal to the floor"
3 crush or bruise; "jam a toe" [syn: crush]
4 interfere with or prevent the reception of signals; "Jam the Voice of America"; "block the signals emitted by this station" [syn: block]
5 get stuck and immobilized; "the mechanism jammed"
6 crowd or pack to capacity; "the theater was jampacked" [syn: jampack, ram, chock up, cram, wad]
7 block passage through; "obstruct the path" [syn: obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, block, close up] [ant: free] [also: jamming, jammed]jammed adj : filled to capacity; "a suitcase jammed with dirty clothes"; "stands jam-packed with fans"; "a packed theater" [syn: jam-pawncked, packed]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to something which is stuck.
    The window is jammed shut.
    Her poor little baby toe got jammed in the door.

Translations

Verb

jammed
  1. past of jam

Extensive Definition

The is the second The Church recording of improvised jam rock after the 1998 Bastard Universe bonus disc from Hologram of Baal.

Track listing

  1. "The Sexual Act" - 38:44 (instrumental)
  2. "Interlock" - 20:00 (instrumental)

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

aground, alive with, anchored, arrested, back, backward, behindhand, belated, bloated, blocked, bonded, bound, brimful, brimming, bristling, bursting, caught, cemented, chained, chock-full, choked, choked up, clogged, clogged up, close, close-knit, close-textured, close-woven, compact, compacted, compressed, concentrated, concrete, condensed, congested, consolidated, constipated, costive, crammed, crammed full, crawling, crowded, crowding, delayed, delayed-action, dense, detained, distended, drenched, fast, fastened, filled to overflowing, firm, fixed, foul, fouled, full, glued, gluey, glutted, gorged, grounded, hard, heavy, held, held up, high and dry, hung up, hyperemic, impacted, impenetrable, impermeable, in a bind, in abeyance, in profusion, in spate, inextricable, infarcted, jam-packed, late, latish, lavish, massive, moored, moratory, never on time, nonporous, obstipated, obstructed, overblown, overburdened, overcharged, overdue, overfed, overflowing, overfraught, overfreighted, overfull, overladen, overloaded, overstocked, overstuffed, oversupplied, overweighted, packed, plethoric, plugged, plugged up, populous, prodigal, profuse, proliferating, prolific, ready to burst, retarded, rife, running over, satiated, saturated, secure, serried, set, slow, soaked, solid, stopped, stopped up, stranded, stuck, stuck fast, studded, stuffed, stuffed up, substantial, superabundant, supercharged, supersaturated, surcharged, surfeited, swarming, swollen, taped, tardy, teeming, tethered, thick, thick as hail, thick with, thick-coming, thick-growing, thickset, thronged, thronging, tied, tight, transfixed, unpunctual, unready, untimely, viscid, viscose, viscous, wedged
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