To answer the first obvious question—why is the ultimate Bay Area jam band considered a part of New York history?
Most Cacophony events were one-off affairs, just enough to jam the culture a bit before moving on.
At one point, the speed of the jam was clocked at two miles per day.
Targeted to: People wearing hemp necklaces, people who use the word “jam” to describe music, Bela Fleck.
When he got into his jam in Georgia, he was deft enough to talk the talk and do his best to squirm out of it.
They get meat rations every day--every day, mind you--and I hear they even get jam.
And like that small boy I enjoyed the jam, but did not like being caught at it.
Meanwhile, the cook dashes another pint or two of water into the soup and gets a jam pudding well under way.
Yes, wash the grapes and open the jam while I cut the bread and pour the tea.
If only I had a piece of cherry pie now, or an ice cream cone, or a bit of bread and butter and jam I would be all right.
"to press tightly," also "to become wedged," 1706, of unknown origin, perhaps a variant of champ (v.). Of a malfunction in the moving parts of machinery, by 1851. Sense of "cause interference in radio signals" is from 1914. Related: Jammed; jamming. The adverb is recorded from 1825, from the verb.
"fruit preserve," 1730s, probably a special use of jam (v.) with a sense of "crush fruit into a preserve."
"a tight pressing between two surfaces," 1806, from jam (v.). Jazz meaning "short, free improvised passage performed by the whole band" dates from 1929, and yielded jam session (1933); but this is perhaps from jam (n.1) in sense of "something sweet, something excellent." Sense of "machine blockage" is from 1890, which probably led to the colloquial meaning "predicament, tight spot," first recorded 1914.
v. jammed, jam·ming, jams
To block, congest, or clog.
To crush or bruise.
: Jam bands do have styles
[all senses have some relation to the asi notion of squeezing or crushing so as to make jam]
A heterosexual man
[1970s+ Homosexuals; said to be fr just a man]
John and Martin. An interpreted FORTH-like graphics language by John Warnock and Martin Newell, Xerox PARC, 1978. JaM was the forerunner of both Interpress and PostScript. It is mentioned in PostScript Language reference Manual, Adobe Systems, A-W 1985.
A condition on a network where two nodes transmitting simultaneously detect the collision and continue to transmit for a certain time (4 to 6 bytes on Ethernet) to ensure that the collision has been detected by all nodes involved.