/ (ˈdʒæmɪŋ) /

  1. mountaineering a rock-climbing technique in which holds are got by wedging the hands and feet in suitable cracks

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How to use jamming in a sentence

  • Frank leaped ashore and pushed the boat off, while Mayne held her by jamming the leeward oar into the mud.

    The Red Year | Louis Tracy
  • I sprang to my feet just as the professor, jamming on his spectacles, leaned forward and slammed the cage door.

    In Search of the Unknown | Robert W. Chambers
  • The man sat up, and caught himself from falling forward by jamming his hands into the sand.

    The Jewels of Aptor | Samuel R. Delany
  • But on the very verge was a solitary rock on which the boat drifted and split—one part jamming fast.

    Stanley's Adventures in the Wilds of Africa | Joel Tyler Headley and William Fletcher Johnson
  • There was then a terrible jamming and pushing to see who would get first into the directors' room, which stood wide open.

    Other People's Money | Emile Gaboriau