Definitions for jambdʒæm
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
either of the vertical sides of a doorway, window, or other opening. either of two members forming the sidepieces for the frame of an opening.
Category: Building Trades, Architecture
Origin of jamb:
1350–1400; ME jambe < MF: leg, jamb < LL gamba, var. of camba pastern, leg < Gk kampḗ bend of a limb
upright consisting of a vertical side member of a door or window frame
The vertical components that form the sides of a door frame, window frame, or fireplace, or other opening in a wall.
Origin: jambe, from jambe, from gamba
the vertical side of any opening, as a door or fireplace; hence, less properly, any narrow vertical surface of wall, as the of a chimney-breast or of a pier, as distinguished from its face
any thick mass of rock which prevents miners from following the lode or vein
see Jam, v. t
Jamb is a town in Samudrapur tehsil in Hinganghat subdivision of Wardha districtin Nagpur revenue Division in the Berar region in the state of Maharashtra, India. Jamb town is located on National Highway 7. Two Maharashtra State Highway start from here one going towards Warora - Chandrapur and another towards Umred in Nagpur district.
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