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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jamb(noun)

    upright consisting of a vertical side member of a door or window frame


  1. jamb(Noun)

    The vertical components that form the sides of a door frame, window frame, or fireplace, or other opening in a wall.

  2. Origin: jambe, from jambe, from gamba

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jamb(noun)

    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

  2. Jamb(noun)

    any thick mass of rock which prevents miners from following the lode or vein

  3. Jamb(verb)

    see Jam, v. t

  4. Origin: [Prov. E. jaumb, jaum, F. jambe a leg, jambe de force a principal rafter. See Gambol.]


  1. Jamb

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jamb

    jam, n. the sidepiece or post of a door, fireplace, &c. [Fr. jambe, perh. Celt. cam, bent.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of JAMB in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of JAMB in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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