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jam someone or something (into something)

 and jam someone or something in
to force or compress someone or something into something or some place. Sam jammed all his clothes into the canvas bag. The conductor jammed all the passengers into one car. Don't jam in everything! They had to jam themselves into the tiny room, because there was no other place to meet.

jam

see under get in a bind.

jam

1. n. a problem; trouble. I hear you’re in a bad jam.
2. in. [for musicians] to play together, improvising. They jammed until the neighbors complained.
3. tv. & in. to force a basketball into the basket; to slam dunk a basketball. He tried to jam it, but blew it.
4. n. an act of forcing a basketball into the basket; a slam dunk. The jam didn’t work, and Fred’s team rebounded the ball.
5. in. to depart. It’s time to jam. Let’s go.
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Businessman Ronnie McGuire is flooding Scotland with high-tech phone jammers that are illegal to use.
The Barax deception jammer for the Mirage F1 has been exported to Spain, and ESD has proposed - in conjunction with Germany's LITEF - the HERALD (Helicopter Equipment for Radar and Laser Detection) for the Franco-German attack helicopter programme.
Fans and exhibitionists, of course, intend to join the torrent--as, in a different way, do the jammers.
Jammer states at the outset that Chapter 3 is controversial, as it involves ideas set out after Einstein's death, and that "it is possible that he would have rejected all of the arguments in Chapter 3 if he were alive.
The winner will have improved, but I think you'll see a different horse in Pan Jammer.
By introducing the industry's highest-performance USB protocol analyzer and jammer, we are helping our customers continue to innovate in this important market.
However, after we settled into the game, the blockers were able to provide our jammer with more offence.
The German procurement authority BAAINBw has awarded the company a contract worth several million euros to supply 36 jammers of the type VPJ-R6 (VPJ = Vehicle Protection Jammer).
Defense lawyers have also indicated that at least one bomb jammer in the convoy may have been off during the explosion, giving credence to their theory of a remotely detonated or underground bomb.
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) said it is ready to resume work on this critical electronic attack program for the warfighter, following the US Navy's confirmation of its Next Generation Jammer contractor.
Jammer has been absolutely straight with everybody right down the track and it's been no secret he was considering going - at the end of the day the decision was down to him.
Three mobile phones, two lap top computers, stamps, mobile jammer and Rs.
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Reports indicate that a terrorist needs just about 50 dollars to purchase a GPS jammer, an electronic device small enough to fit in a shirt pocket, which can conceivably bring down an airplane.