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jam

(jăm)
v.
1. To block, congest, or clog.
2. To crush or bruise.

F11R

A gene on chromosome 1q21.2-q21.3 that encodes a member of the immunoglobulin superfamily, which is a key regulator of tight junction assembly in epithelia. F11R also acts as a receptor for reovirus, a ligand for LFA1 (an integrin involved in leukocyte transmigration) and a platelet receptor.
References in classic literature ?
The rule is, jam to-morrow and jam yesterday--but never jam to-day.
It's jam every OTHER day: to-day isn't any OTHER day, you know.
The princess, conscious that Agafea Mihalovna's wrath must be chiefly directed against her, as the person responsible for the raspberry jam-making, tried to appear to be absorbed in other things and not interested in the jam, talked of other matters, but cast stealthy glances in the direction of the stove.
I'll do it," said Dolly, and getting up, she carefully passed the spoon over the frothing sugar, and from time to time shook off the clinging jam from the spoon by knocking it on a plate that was covered with yellow-red scum and blood-colored syrup.
For a second he felt that he was sharing the feeling of Agafea Mihalovna, vexation at their making jam without water, and altogether at the outside Shtcherbatsky element.
Do it, please, by my receipt," said the princess; "put some paper over the jam, and moisten it with a little rum, and without even ice, it will never go mildewy.
Maggie didn't know Tom was looking at her; she was seesawing on the elder-bough, lost to almost everything but a vague sense of jam and idleness.
The contest to find the most tasty jams is open to the public with categories for soft fruit such as raspberries or hard fruit like apples.
The Super Jams range, which was launched into Waitrose at the beginning of last year and then in Tesco a few months later in October, has provided the jams sector with a welcome healthy twist.
The new sensing strategy, described in the March Transportation Research Part A, can identify incipient traffic jams in about a quarter the time of conventional automatic detection methods, Coifman claims.
Accompany with cloudberry jam, elderberry jam, and buckthornberry jam.