Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A congested situation; a jam.

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Examples

  • And, man, do they make some jam-up fried squash as well.

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  • Colliding columns of foot traffic converging on the Square interlaced and got tangled up, causing a jam-up.

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  • Colliding columns of foot traffic converging on the Square interlaced and got tangled up, causing a jam-up.

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  • Then they attach the other end to the blocked coronary artery, bridging the jam-up.

    Going Under The Knife

  • With traffic locked in a standstill, others abandoned their vehicles to join the throng, only making the jam-up worse.

    Soulless

  • In its latest attempt to ease a jam-up in the credit markets, the Fed said it would ramp up loans of cash and securities to banks and securities dealers.

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  • With traffic locked in a standstill, others abandoned their vehicles to join the throng, only making the jam-up worse.

    Soulless

  • With traffic locked in a standstill, others abandoned their vehicles to join the throng, only making the jam-up worse.

    Soulless

  • Then the jam-up stopped and I sped away and the homicidal feelings (for a change) faded to kinda nothing for a while.

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  • But she forced herself past, and once out of the jam-up, the way suddenly cleared.

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