Translation of "jam" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /dʒӕm/ (past tense, past participle jammed)

to crowd full

The gateway to the embassy was jammed with angry protesters.

to squeeze, press or wedge tightly or firmly

embutir, meter a la fuerza
He jammed his foot in the doorway.

to stick and (cause to) be unable to move

The door / lever has jammed.

(of a radio station) to cause interference with (another radio station’s broadcast) by sending out signals on a similar wavelength

The device can jam navigational signals.
jam on phrasal verb

to put (brakes etc) on with force and haste

frenar en seco, dar un frenazo
When the dog ran in front of his car, he jammed on his brakes and skidded.

(Translation of “jam” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)