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jam

1. verb To play music together. I heard you guys jamming out in the garage—you really sounded great! We jammed until the wee hours of the night.
2. verb To leave. Aw man, I've got to jam. See you later.
3. verb To forcefully shove a basketball into the net, as by dunking. He was able to jam it right at the buzzer and give us a two-point lead.
4. noun Difficulty or trouble. I'm in a bit of a jam here—my car won't start, and I have a job interview in half an hour.
5. noun In basketball, the act of forcefully shoving a basketball into the net, as by dunking. His jam right at the buzzer gave us a two point lead.

jamming

mod. excellent. This music is really jamming.
See also: jam
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Active jamming, achieved by various transmitters--radar jammers, with various signal modulation and patterns
There are various jamming techniques that can be used against DSSS signals, including stand-in and pulse jamming.
Barrage jamming finds use in operations against frequency-agile transmitters or simultaneous jamming of several transmitters.
In this case, burn-through range means the effective range of the communications link in the presence of a specific jamming application [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2 OMITTED].
With spot jamming, a receiver is used to identify the signal to be jammed and to tune the jamming generator to the correct frequency.