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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jamming, electronic jamming, jamnoun

    deliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems


  1. jammingnoun

    The act or process of jamming.

  2. jammingadjective

    Great; awesome.


  1. Jamming

    Jamming is a song by the reggae band Bob Marley and the Wailers from their 1977 album Exodus. The song also appears on the compilation album Legend. The song was re-released 10 years later as a tribute to Bob Marley and was again a hit, as in the Netherlands, where it was classified in the charts for 4 weeks. In Jamaican patois the word jamming refers to a getting together or celebration. It is still receiving moderate airplay from adult alternative stations. Bob Marley's wife Rita Marley has performed the song during the tribute concert "Marley Magic: Live In Central Park At Summerstage". Marley's children Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers have performed the song during their concerts. Their live version of the song appears on the concert CD/DVDs Live Vol. 1 and Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers Live. Notably, the song contains the line, "No bullet can stop us now". On December 3, 1976, Marley was shot by unknown gunmen who had broken into his home, recovering shortly afterward.


  1. jamming

    Jamming refers to the act of deliberately interrupting or interfering with a broadcast or communication system to hinder its normal functioning. This could involve blocking, scrambling, or drowning out signals to prevent access to certain channels or platforms. It is often utilized in military operations to disrupt enemy's communication or in electronic warfare. However, it's illegal in most civilian contexts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jamming

    of Jam

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. jamming

    See barrage jamming; electronic attack; electromagnetic jamming; selective jamming; spot jamming.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. jamming

    The act of inclosing any object between two bodies, so as to render it immovable while they continue in that position; usually applied to a running rope, when, from pressure, it cannot travel in the blocks; the opposite of rendering (which see).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jamming in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jamming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of jamming in a Sentence

  1. Martyn Thomas:

    Any of the satellite navigation systems such as Galileo ... are all extremely vulnerable firstly to jamming and increasingly to spoofing, that raises security questions.

  2. Natural Resources:

    In the face of the existential threats like climate change and MAGA extremism, House and Senate leadership has a greater responsibility than ever to avoid risking a government shutdown by jamming divisive policy riders into a must-pass continuing resolution, permitting reform hurts already-overburdened communities, puts polluters on an even faster track, and divides the caucus.

  3. Paul Ryan:

    We’re not jamming this down anybody’s throat.

  4. Lakshheish M Patel:

    Bxatxard SBI Securities web trading platform has started hanging and jamming since 2:30 today as intraday closing time is approaching. As everyday almost by most brokers, disruption in service by them means market abruption on cards and thus looting their traders

  5. Lakshheish M Patel:

    Again today, Baxtaxd SBI Securities web trading platform has started hanging and jamming since morning. It is all intentional done by SBI Cap to make its clients lose their money in share market

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    a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
    A adscripted
    B occlusive
    C ambidextrous
    D incumbent

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