Most Cacophony events were one-off affairs, just enough to jam the culture a bit before moving on.
“If they had asked me, I would have said, ‘jam in the name of the Lord,’” he told U.K. media Sunday.
The rears of planes are becoming hell with smaller, harder seats to jam as many passengers in as possible.
Targeted to: People wearing hemp necklaces, people who use the word “jam” to describe music, Bela Fleck.
It should have a jelly-like quality, but should owe more to the appearance of jam.
They get meat rations every day--every day, mind you--and I hear they even get jam.
Treacle, you hear: and for that matter, Martha has no jam to give!
Meanwhile, the cook dashes another pint or two of water into the soup and gets a jam pudding well under way.
Before he could recover, the second or tail section of the jam started to pull.
If only I had a piece of cherry pie now, or an ice cream cone, or a bit of bread and butter and jam I would be all right.
"to press tightly," also "to become wedged," 1706, of unknown origin, perhaps a variant of champ (v.). Of a malfunction in the moving parts of machinery, by 1851. Sense of "cause interference in radio signals" is from 1914. Related: Jammed; jamming. The adverb is recorded from 1825, from the verb.
"fruit preserve," 1730s, probably a special use of jam (v.) with a sense of "crush fruit into a preserve."
"a tight pressing between two surfaces," 1806, from jam (v.). Jazz meaning "short, free improvised passage performed by the whole band" dates from 1929, and yielded jam session (1933); but this is perhaps from jam (n.1) in sense of "something sweet, something excellent." Sense of "machine blockage" is from 1890, which probably led to the colloquial meaning "predicament, tight spot," first recorded 1914.
v. jammed, jam·ming, jams
To block, congest, or clog.
To crush or bruise.
: Jam bands do have styles
[all senses have some relation to the asi notion of squeezing or crushing so as to make jam]
A heterosexual man
[1970s+ Homosexuals; said to be fr just a man]
John and Martin. An interpreted FORTH-like graphics language by John Warnock and Martin Newell, Xerox PARC, 1978. JaM was the forerunner of both Interpress and PostScript. It is mentioned in PostScript Language reference Manual, Adobe Systems, A-W 1985.
A condition on a network where two nodes transmitting simultaneously detect the collision and continue to transmit for a certain time (4 to 6 bytes on Ethernet) to ensure that the collision has been detected by all nodes involved.