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Significado de “jam” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "jam" - Diccionario Inglés

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uk   us   /dʒæm/

jam noun (FOOD)

A2 [C or U] a ​sweet, ​softfood made by ​cookingfruit with ​sugar to ​preserve it. It is ​eaten on ​bread: strawberry/​raspberry jam jam ​sandwiches
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jam noun (ON A ROAD)

B2 [C] →  traffic jam : We were ​stuck in a jam for two ​hours.

jam noun (BLOCK)

C1 [C] something that is ​stuck in a ​machine, or that ​prevents the ​parts of a ​machine from ​moving: She ​fed the ​documents into the ​machine making ​sure that there were no ​paper jams.


[S] informal a ​difficultsituation: I'm in a jam - could you ​lend me some ​money till next ​week? How are we going to get ourselves out of this jam?

jam noun (NO SPACE)

[S] a ​situation in which a lot of ​people are in a ​smallspace: It's a ​real jam inside - it took me ten ​minutes to get to the ​bar.


uk   us   /dʒæm/ (-mm-)

jam verb (STICK)

C1 [I or T] to be, or make something, ​unable to ​move: The ​door jammed behind me and I couldn't get out [+ obj + adj ] He jammed the ​windowopen with a ​piece of ​wood. [T] to ​stopradiosignals from ​reaching the ​people who ​want to ​receive them: Foreign ​radiobroadcasts were ​regularly jammed.

jam verb (MUSIC)

[I] to ​play jazz or rockmusic with other ​peopleinformally without ​planning it or ​practising together

jam verb (PUSH)

[T + adv/prep] to ​push something ​forcefully or with ​difficulty into something ​else: He jammed the ​boxes into the back of the ​car.

jam verb (FILL)

C1 [T + adv/prep] to ​fill a ​placecompletely: The ​centre of ​town was jammed withcarsmoving at a very ​slowpace. The ​motorway was jammed solid (= the ​traffic could not ​move) all ​morning.
(Definition of jam from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "jam" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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 us   /dʒæm/ (-mm-)

jam verb (PUSH)

[T always + adv/prep] to ​push something hard with ​suddeneffort: [M] She jammed on the ​brakes when the ​lightturnedred.

jam verb (PACK)

[T always + adv/prep] to ​packtightly into a ​smallspace: He jammed the ​boxes into the ​trunk of the ​car.

jam verb (BECOME STUCK)

[I/T] to ​becomestuck and ​unable to move, or to be ​stuck in something: [I] My ​key jammed in the ​lock. [T] Paper was jamming the ​printer.

jam verb (MUSIC)

[I] to ​playpopularmusicinformally with other ​people, without ​planning it or ​practicing together: He ​once jammed with Charlie Parker.


 us   /dʒæm/

jam noun (SITUATION)

[C] infml a ​difficultsituation: She ​expects her ​parents to ​bail her out ​whenever she gets in a jam.

jam noun (FOOD)

[U] a ​soft, ​sweetfood made by ​cookingfruit with ​sugar: strawberry/​raspberry jam on ​toast
(Definition of jam from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “jam”
en coreano 잼, 교통 체증…
en árabe مُرَبّى, زَحْمة…
in Malaysian jem…
en francés confiture…
en ruso варенье, пробка, затор…
en chino (tradicionál) 食物, 果醬…
en italiano marmellata, ingorgo…
en turco reçel, marmelat, trafikte araç sıkışıklığı…
en polaco dżem, korek…
en español mermelada, confitura…
in Vietnamese mứt…
en portugués geleia, engarrafamento, congestionamento…
in Thai แยม…
en alemán die Marmelade, Marmeladen-…
en catalán melmelada, embús…
en japonés ジャム, 交通渋滞…
en chino (simplificado) 食物, 果酱…
in Indonesian selai…
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