Übersetzung von “jam” — Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /dʒæm/ us /dʒæm/

A2 [ no plural ] a sweet food made from fruit, often eaten on bread

a jar of strawberry jam un barattolo di marmellata di fragole

also traffic jam a line of cars, trucks, etc. that are moving slowly or not moving

We were stuck in a jam for hours. Siamo rimasti bloccati in un ingorgo per ore.
verb uk /dʒæm/ us /dʒæm/ present participle jamming, past tense and past participle jammed

to push something somewhere firmly and tightly

pigiare, ficcare
She jammed / her hands into her pockets. Ha ficcato / le mani in tasca.

If a machine or something that moves jams, or you jam it, it stops moving or working.

incepparsi, fare inceppare, bloccarsi, bloccare
The paper keeps jamming in the machine. La carta continua a incepparsi nella macchina.

to fill a place completely

The streets were jammed with cars. Le strade erano gremite di automobili.

(Übersetzung von “jam” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)