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jam:

see jelly and jamjelly and jam,
gelatinous, sweet food prepared by preserving fresh fruits. Since most fresh fruits contain about 80% water and from 10% to 15% sugar, they are subject to fermentation. They may be preserved by adding sugar and reducing the water content.
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JaM

(1)
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.

jam

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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.

JAM

(JYACC Application Manager) An application development system for client/server environments from Prolifics, New York (www.jyacc.com), a JYACC company. It supports Windows, Mac and Motif clients and most Unix servers and VMS. It supports over 20 databases and includes its own database (JDB) for prototyping. JAM/CASE allows CASE information to be moved into JAM. JAM/TPi integrates JAM with the Tuxedo and Encina TP monitors.
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The jam sessions give them the chance to play alongside others for an audience, an opportunity they wouldn't have otherwise, he said.
We are proud to say that Andy and Carl Pemberton from Journey South, Abi Alton and in recent years The Mentulls all came to the jam sessions when they first started playing.
the only meaningful music is jam sessions and the Blues.
BlackBerry Jam Sessions will arrive in Tunisia on 14 June, in Kenya on 21 June, Ghana on 1 July, and Nigeria on 3 July.
The fortnightly Wednesday Jam sessions at the Yardbird have become one of the most popular nights out for Birmingham jazz fans over the last two years, with many of the best young musicians turning up with their instruments confi-dent that a top class rhythm section is going to be there to support them.
Jam Sessions is based on 'Sing & Play Guitar M-06,' which is a trademark of Plato.
Friends marked his life with a jam session at the football club after his funeral at Teesside crematorium.
Many, if not most, of the people who attend weekly jam sessions are in regular bands.
Bringing together the full 11-piece to feature a series of instrumental battles in Just One of those Things set the tone for a stirring second half, drawing much of its material from the Buck Clayton Jam Sessions and proving conclusively the depth of outstanding talent on the British jazz scene.
Casual Friday- and Saturday-night jam sessions to raise money for the center soon crystallized into a regular group, and artists began asking this early Ozo prototype to play at loft parties, Abers recalls.
From the stars of tap--Gregory Hines, Savion Glover, Jimmy Slyde--to the little tots just starting out at Buster's weekly jam sessions, the church audience reflected all that Buster stood for: an intermingling of black and white, young and old, male and female.
Cimarron, a classic from the late '50s Cuba jam sessions is wonderfully revisited.