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log jam

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logjam

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1. (Forestry) blockage caused by the crowding together of a number of logs floating in a river
2. a deadlock; standstill
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Tenders are invited for fund construction of multiple log jam structures in tobe creek, designed to foster pool scour and bedload accumulation and to provide overhead cover and obstruct flows during winter flows.
8 km long log jam at present day Mount Vernon and a 1.
The ongoing credit log jam for small firms has forced the Bank to consider ramping up its PS80bn Funding for Lending Scheme, minutes of a policymakers' meeting showed this week.
No doubt there will be a crossing built which will probably completely log jam all city centre traffic from early afternoon.
It aims to free up the log jam in credit hitting the economy, by offering banks cheap finance on the condition they passed it on to borrowers.
However, there is a log jam in my position with a load of big guys around which is unfortunate, but I'm concentrating totally on doing well here in Newcastle.
The Mavericks now have a log jam at the shooting guard positions with six players able to play the position including Stevenson and Jason Terry, who was instrumental in the playoffs.
The ramped-up DPS security measures caused a bit of a log jam at entrances, with visitors stretching out the door, waiting to get through.
Ruby loves to read and wants to be a teacher, but when Pa dies in a log jam, Ma goes to work and Ruby has to drop out of school to care for her siblings.
The measures announced by the government this week are very similar to those which RICS and other bodies have been calling for as a vital move to release the funding log jam and provide desperately needed mortgage finance.
Apart from the League Cup log jam, the league's other main competitions have progressed smoothly.
The well documented destruction of human life in Nanking, where a log jam of bodies blocked the River Yangtze, is just one city of many that the invaders put to the sword.