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jam

verb /dʒӕm/ ( past tense, past participle jammed)
to crowd full
abarrotar
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
atrancarse
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
bloquear
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.
(Definition of jam from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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