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jamb

also jambe  (jăm)
n.
1. One of a pair of vertical posts or pieces that together form the sides of an opening, as for a door, window, or fireplace.
2. A projecting mass or columnar part.

[Middle English jambe, from Old French, leg, jamb, from Late Latin gamba, horse's hock, leg; see gambol.]

jamb

(dʒæm) or

jambe

n
1. (Building) a vertical side member of a doorframe, window frame, or lining
2. (Building) a vertical inside face of an opening in a wall
[C14: from Old French jambe leg, jamb, from Late Latin gamba hoof, hock, from Greek kampē joint]

jamb

(dʒæm)

n.
a. either of the vertical sides of a doorway, window, or other opening.
b. either of two members forming the sidepieces for the frame of an opening.
[1350–1400; Middle English jambe < Middle French: leg, jamb < Late Latin gamba, variant of camba pastern, leg < Greek kampḗ bend of a limb]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jamb - upright consisting of a vertical side member of a door or window framejamb - upright consisting of a vertical side member of a door or window frame
doorjamb, doorpost - a jamb for a door
upright, vertical - a vertical structural member as a post or stake; "the ball sailed between the uprights"
window frame - the framework that supports a window
Translations

jamb

[dʒæm] Njamba f

jamb

[ˈdʒæm] n [door] → jambage mjam jar npot m à confiture

jamb

n (of door/window) → (Tür-/Fenster)pfosten m

jamb

[dʒæm] nstipite m
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