Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to something which is stuck.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of jam.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. filled to capacity or overfilled.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. filled to capacity

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Examples

  • Our carrying-on was a scandal; but the women fetched the drink while all the village that could crowd in jammed the room to witness our antics.

    Chapter 15

  • It came not long after Daniel Sedin jammed in a loose puck just as Theodore was covering it with his glove.

    USATODAY.com - Hockey - Colorado vs. Vancouver

  • Sakic tied it 3 minutes later, but Daniel Sedin jammed the puck past Budaj on a power play with 3: 28 left in the first period and Cowan made it 3-1 from a sharp angle just 75 seconds later.

    USATODAY.com - Hockey - Colorado vs. Vancouver

  • With the crowd cheering him loudly after he went ahead 15-40 for his first break point of the set, Agassi sent back a service return that Safin jammed into the net.

    USATODAY.com - Safin ends Agassi's winning streak at the Australian Open

  • Our carrying on was a scandal; but the women fetched the drink while all the village that could crowd in jammed the room to witness our antics.

    Chapter 15

  • The calls jammed Park Nicollet's phones and made it impossible for sick patients to get through to the clinic.

    News & Features from Minnesota Public Radio

  • All the calls jammed the NBC phone lines that they couldn't get through to their mobile broadcast unit in Oakland to turn the game back on.

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  • The nurse finally came in and without saying a word jammed her hand up my mother’s vagina and pulled out handfuls of blood clots.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • Different political terms jammed together is a brainwashing gimmick that pundits have been playing for so long.

    Catholics Turned to the Democrat - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • After the 1999 shootings at Columbine High School, media calls jammed police phone lines and pranksters called in false reports based on news accounts, according to the Littleton, Colo., police chief, Gary Maas.

    CHASING JENNIFER

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  • ... and far below the streets jammed with little winking toy yellow cabs ...

    April 30, 2010