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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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Interrupt Jammer gets activated by means of a hardware interrupt when a preamble and start of frame delimiter (SFD) are detected from a received frame.
We adopted legal recourse and LHC vide its order dated 22 November 2011 permitted use of the jammers on the condition that restrictions imposed by PTA are complied with and the jammers do not adversely affect the communication beyond the limits allowed in PTA's provisional NOC.
Then the jammer transmits the signal expressed in (9) back to SAR receiver and the DRFP jamming received by SAR can be expressed as
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Mobile-phone jammers sell for about pounds 200 on the internet and are the size of an ordinary mobile phone.
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.
The core technologies in Arexis are ultra wideband digital receivers and DRFMs (Digital Radio Frequency Memory) devices, gallium nitride solid state active electronically scanned array jammer transmitters and interferometric direction finding systems.
During the House probe on the proliferation of drugs in the national penitentiary, Sebastian said an amount of P100,000 was being paid by inmates to authorities per week to shut the jammer off.
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.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-June 4, 2013-ITT Exelis completes technology maturation phase of jammer program(C)1994-2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
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.
Warlock Green is a passive jammer that scans a series of target frequency bands then transmits a jamming signal upon detection of activity.
Unfortunately, these early jammer efforts--classified under the umbrella of CREW (Counter Radio-Controlled IED Electronic Warfare) devices--had limited usability and interoperability with other fielded electronics devices.