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jam 1

v. jammed, jam·ming, jams
1. To drive or wedge forcibly into a tight position: jammed the cork in the bottle.
2. To activate or apply (a brake) suddenly. Often used with on: jammed the brakes on.
a. To cause to become unworkable because a part is stuck: The wrinkled paper jammed the copying machine.
b. To cause (moving parts, for example) to lock into an unworkable position: jammed the typewriter keys.
a. To pack (items, for example) to excess; cram: jammed my clothes into the suitcase.
b. To fill (a container or space) to overflowing: I jammed the suitcase with clothes. Fans jammed the hallway after the concert.
5. To block, congest, or clog: a drain that was jammed by debris.
6. To crush or bruise: jam a finger.
7. Electronics To interfere with or prevent the clear reception of (broadcast signals) by electronic means.
8. Baseball To throw an inside pitch to (a batter), especially to prevent the batter from hitting the ball with the thicker part of the bat.
1. To become wedged or stuck: The coin jammed in the slot.
2. To become locked or stuck in an unworkable position: The computer keyboard jammed.
3. To force one's way into or through a limited space: We all jammed into the elevator.
4. Music To participate in a jam session.
5. Basketball To make a dunk shot.
1. The act of jamming or the condition of being jammed.
2. A crush or congestion of people or things in a limited space: a traffic jam.
3. A trying situation. See Synonyms at predicament.

[Origin unknown.]

jam′ma·ble adj.
jam′mer n.

jam 2

A preserve made from whole fruit boiled to a pulp with sugar.

[Possibly from jam.]

jam′my adj.
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Noun1.jammer - a transmitter used to broadcast electronic jamming
sender, transmitter - set used to broadcast radio or tv signals
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Yesterday, police confirmed that a device found at the Kuala Selangor Indoor Stadium, the voting venue for the 2018 Kuala Selangor PKR division election, was a 'jammer' that disrupts telecommunication signals.
Up to now, jammer localization has been widely investigated and a number of localization algorithms have been proposed.
Constant jammer continually emits a radio signal without following any MAC layer etiquette.
Adults and children aged seven and over are invited to join in as the university looks to grow the event, which saw a team of 46 jammers combine last year to make 18 unique games.
A long time has elapsed since NRTC began installing the jammers. In the beginning, the industry had braved the issues as inevitable teething problems of the indigenously manufactured jammers, with the hope that with time and experience NRTC would mature its jammer design, deployment methodology, quality control and test facilities.
The jammers fight it out to get through the pack of blockers once and the first jammer out becomes lead jammer.
Joe Jammer went on to join Olympic Runners and Nobody's Business and now lives and performs gigs around South London.
The functionality of the jammers, intended to block remote-controlled bombs, has emerged as a crucial detail as the defense teams seek to poke holes in the prosecution's assertion that a suicide bomber was responsible for the attack.
"All companies, whether domestic or foreign, are banned from marketing illegal jammers in the U.S.," said Travis LeBlanc, Acting Chief of the Enforcement Bureau.
But whatever's going on off the field for Jammer, one thing for certain is that he's going great guns with Canterbury Bulldogs.