Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of unjam.

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Examples

  • In the last day or so I've stumbled upon groggy earthworms while digging up more garden, watched a few potato bugs scurry as I finally raked up some leaves, and got my hand covered with pond scum while unjamming the filter.

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  • In the last day or so I've stumbled upon groggy earthworms while digging up more garden, watched a few potato bugs scurry as I finally raked up some leaves, and got my hand covered with pond scum while unjamming the filter.

    Look, ma, no sunspots!

  • After several rounds of printing out a few papers and unjamming the jam thing so I can print out a handful of others, it finally dies on me with one loud thump.

    Botched Designs

  • But I knew to turn off the lawnmower and the weedeater before unjamming even before I worked for a manufacturing company, so maybe it's not that complicated.

    "So then I realized I was in trouble."

  • I spent a couple of minutes trying to work out the incomprehensible unjamming illustrations on the printer door before asking for help.

    Grrrr aargh

  • Can I just say that I always end up fixing those machines and unjamming them.

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  • Can I just say that I always end up fixing those machines and unjamming them.

    Don't Copy Ming the Humourless

  • In addition, they thought I was brilliant – fixing the computer, unjamming the copier, anticipating the need for extra brochures, always being sympathetic yet effective when dealing with phone calls – quite impressed my supervisors.

    Before I was a post-doc: the receptionist job

  • That not only put out the fire, but also made for a tedious job unjamming the stove chute.

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  • That not only put out the fire, but also made for a tedious job unjamming the stove chute.

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