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jamb

vertical sides of a doorway or window
Not to be confused with:
jam – fill too tightly; cram; fruit preserve

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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Over all, on an escutcheon of the first, a jambe gules."
"A jambe gules erased," said Sir Nigel, shaking his head solemnly.
Squires were running hither and thither, or aiding their masters to don armor, lacing helm to hauberk, tying the points of ailette, coude, and rondel; buckling cuisse and jambe to thigh and leg.
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Blesse a la jambe, j'ai ete transfere a Alger ou je suis reste quatre mois pour des soins.
Un employe d'Airtel, Bayo Osho, a indique avoir ete blesse a la jambe par l'explosion.
Une super Speciale de dix kilometres pour se mettre en jambe, puis les deux etapes d'environ cent-soixante kilometres chacune, au milieu du desert, promettent un grand spectacle.
He marks one of a young dancer in attitude back with comments made about the dancer by Opera teacher Mme Theodore: "jambe plus croisee / elle est comme un chien qui pisse" ("leg more crossed--she is like a dog peeing").
Le troisieme blesse, legerement touche a la jambe, a ete evacue vers un autre hopital.
Un motard juche sur sa moto, une jambe en l'air, roule sur une roue, en s'appuyant sur un genou.
Smith (18 points) alors que du cote des Lakers, Kobe Bryant (31 points, 10 rebonds, 6 passes) a recu un coup de main de Dwight Howard (20 pts, 7 rbds) et Metta World Peace (23 points, 6 rbds), en l'absence du Canadien Steve Nash (jambe) et de l'Espagnol Pau Gasol (genoux).