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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of unjam.


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  • A fellow at my range yesterday shot 11 rounds through his 10/22 and worked on the thing 2hrs. trying to get it unjammed, he had one of those 30rnd. mags that didn't want to function.

    Trigger Happy

  • Time to get this health care reform roadblock unjammed and back on track!

    Obama to address joint session of Congress next week

  • I got it unjammed by gently wiggling it -- now it closes properly.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • I just unjammed the garbage disposal AND got you a present at the same time!

    Regretsy – There is No Spoon

  • After getting the gun unjammed, they went back and found the calling equipment had been destroyed by the angry animals.

    Trapping Class

  • Also visible are the additional internal spray coolant systems for the tail and wing leading edge, shown with the pop-out panels open during vacuum operations, a precaution taken after one system stuck in the closed position, and only unjammed after a risky EVA manouvre just before re-entry.

    Australian "Black" Defence Projects of the 70s

  • No matter what they did, they haven't been able to get this thing unjammed.

    CNN Transcript Dec 16, 2006

  • Anyway, since the "presses" magically unjammed after I finally got my column in technically almost three weeks past deadline, you can read me ramble about The Ghost Writer, although I spend over half my column nattering about other stuff.

    New Bookslut is up!

  • By 10: 40 a.m., the hole in the feed line was plugged, the ship was able to resume at 20 knots and all but two of her 4-inch guns were unjammed and ready for action.

    Castles of Steel

  • When the hoist was unjammed, gunners of the destroyer spotted a midget sub in the harbor, aimed the guns at the sub, and sank it.



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