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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jam  \Jam\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Jammed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Jamming}.]  [Either  fr  jamb,  as  if  squeezed  between  jambs, 
  or  more  likely  from  the  same  source  as  champ  See  {Champ}.] 
  1.  To  press  into  a  close  or  tight  position;  to  crowd;  to 
  squeeze;  to  wedge  in 
 
  The  .  .  .  jammed  in  between  two  rocks.  --De  Foe. 
 
  2.  To  crush  or  bruise;  as  to  jam  a  finger  in  the  crack  of  a 
  door.  [Colloq.] 
 
  3.  (Naut.)  To  bring  (a  vessel)  so  close  to  the  wind  that  half 
  her  upper  sails  are  laid  aback.  --W.  C.  Russell. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jamming 
  n  :  deliberate  radiation  or  reflection  of  electromagnetic  energy 
  for  the  purpose  of  disrupting  enemy  use  of  electronic 
  devices  or  systems  [syn:  {electronic  jamming},  {jam}] 




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