Part of speech:
Something, such as a body part, that has suddenly become limp or enervated:
(--- Chiefly Brit.) A piece of candy or a sweet dessert
A food to be spread on bread or crackers.
To fill with many people; throng
Effort, especially when inconvenient or bothersome:
A clear, jellylike preserve made from the pulp and rind of fruits, especially citrus fruits.
Any situation in which one must choose between unpleasant alternatives
(Informal) A difficult or restrictive situation; jam
(Informal) A difficult or awkward situation; predicament
To force by pushing or elbowing:
To press hard on or together; compress:
To fill or occupy to overflowing:
To press against in large numbers:
To force or crowd together in a narrow space
To continue a course of action, especially in spite of difficulties:
To turn at an angle; bend:
To cause to project or extend:
To put one's clothes, belongings, etc. into luggage for a trip
To satisfy or meet; fulfill:
To stamp with a block
To confuse or mix up (a quotation, story, message, etc.) unintentionally, as through inaccurate copying or poor radio transmission
To struggle or contend frantically in order to get something:
To mix up in a confused manner; jumble; bungle
To put something to be carried into or upon; esp., to fill or cover with as much as can be carried
To pack (a container) tightly; cram:
A traffic jam, as at an intersection, in which no vehicle can move in any direction
(Soil science) The process in which organic soil matter is decomposed and absorbed by microorganisms, and thus not available to plants.
(Dial.) A place for tying up cattle at night
(Chiefly British) A small country house used as a sporting lodge:
A corner kick in soccer.
The Pennsylvania Dutch.
(Physics) A vacant position in an atom left by the absence of a valence electron, especially a position in a semiconductor that acts as a carrier of positive electric charge.
Any place regarded as a center for a specified activity or interest
A solemn pledge, as of faith.
Wet, boggy ground, yielding under the foot
A disagreeable or embarrassing situation; predicament, esp. when caused by one's own conduct
A cucumber preserved in such a solution
(Informal) Position; situation; job
To load (something) with a heap or pile:
A kind of jam made of two or more fruits, often with nuts or raisins added
To hurt, especially psychologically.
To put an end to; discontinue:
To thicken or stick together; clot.
To press forward; crowd (into, against, etc.)
To squeeze (something) between the thumb and a finger, the jaws of a tool, or other edges.
To prevent the flow or passage of:
The act or process of jamming.
deliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems
Something that is disorderly or dirty, as a accumulation or heap:
A matter to be reckoned with:
To cut off from being seen; block (the view)
To close or obstruct.
To retard or obstruct the progress of.
(Chem.) To retain or absorb (a gas, liquid, or solid)
block passage through
crowd or pack to capacity
To strike against with great force; drive into
crowd or pack to capacity
To insert a wad into (a firearm).
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