Definition of 'jam'
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People are jammed so closely together that we are unable to move. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Cover the surface of the cake with the melted apricot jam. The Sun (2016)The average traffic jam was six miles long. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Dot the remaining jam over the cream. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the summer it's jammed with people. The Sun (2017)A second attempt failed after the gun jammed, a court heard. The Sun (2017)Spoon in the jam and spread out to the edges, then add the almond butter mix over the top and sprinkle with the flaked almonds. The Sun (2016)The apricot jam helps the icing to stick to the cake, and is delicious, too. The Sun (2016)When aides need you urgently, I want you to be making jam. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Thirty anxious people had jammed into a room for twenty. Christianity Today (2000)This is the option for those wanting jam today. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Boil all ingredients together until thick like jam. A Passion for Food (1989)The open weekly ukulele jam night is still going strong after five years. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They come with a mildly spiced tomato jam and cream cheese. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Stir in the jam sugar until it dissolves. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Will they try and spread the jam thinly? Times, Sunday Times (2006)We got jammed in the door in the rush to place bets. The Sun (2006)For decades people simply turned the abundance of our summer fruit into jam. The Sun (2016)This is much better than normal radio because you are not warned about traffic jams ahead. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Spread the raspberry jam in the pastry case then top with the almond filling. The Sun (2015)She had to move out of the family home to a condemned flat and worked at a jam factory. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Protesters jammed cash machines with glue and coins and plastered anti-government stickers on shop windows. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The roads cannot cope with the traffic, and congestion and jams are adding to pollution. Times, Sunday Times (2008)On three sides, the Moat is jammed against the walls of back gardens. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's all about the coming together of beautiful sponge, wonderful fruity jam and delicious sweet cream. The Sun (2016)The pair had the concert's first half to themselves, with compositions by each as the springboard for jazz jamming. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'jam'
British English: jam /dʒæm/ NOUN
Jam is a food that you spread on bread, made by cooking fruit with a large amount of sugar.
- American English: jelly
- Arabic: مُرَبَّى
- Brazilian Portuguese: geleia
- Chinese: 果酱
- Croatian: pekmez
- Czech: džem
- Danish: syltetøj
- Dutch: jam
- European Spanish: confitura
- Finnish: ruuhka
- French: confiture
- German: Marmelade
- Greek: μαρμελάδα
- Italian: marmellata
- Japanese: ジャム
- Korean: 잼
- Norwegian: trengsel
- Polish: dżem
- European Portuguese: geleia
- Romanian: gem
- Russian: джем
- Spanish: mermelada
- Swedish: sylt
- Thai: แยม
- Turkish: reçel
- Ukrainian: варення
- Vietnamese: mứt
Definition of jam from the Collins English Dictionary
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