traffic jam

noun

Definition of traffic jam

:a situation in which a long line of vehicles on a road have stopped moving or are moving very slowly
  • stuck in a traffic jam

Word by Word Definitions

traffic play
  1. : the vehicles, pedestrians, ships, or planes moving along a route

  2. : congestion of vehicles

  3. : the movement (as of vehicles or pedestrians) through an area or along a route

  1. : to carry on traffic

  2. : to concentrate one's effort or interest

  3. : to travel over

jam play
  1. : a food made by boiling fruit and sugar to a thick consistency

  1. : to become blocked, wedged, or stuck fast

  2. : to become unworkable when a movable part becomes blocked or stuck

  3. : to force one's way into a restricted space

  1. : a crowded mass that impedes or blocks movement

  2. : an act or instance of becoming blocked or jammed (see 2jam)

  3. : the quality or state of being blocked, stopped, or jammed


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