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jamb

[jam]
(building construction)
The vertical member on the side of an opening, as a door or window.
(mining engineering)
A vein or large block of rock that prevents miners from following a vein of ore.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Jamb

The vertical member at the side of a window, door, chimney, or other exterior opening.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

jamb

window jamb
door jambs
One of the vertical members at each side of an opening such as a doorframe, window frame, or fireplace.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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For example, rond de jambes did not show any significant difference from all the other ballet sets, nor did VT1 or VT2.
The huge timber plane, which is surrounded by cobbled strips so that surrounding buildings can be serviced, emphasizes the main thrust of the Place d'Armes south towards the rue du Pont, which connects to Jambes, and is to be the second phase of the Project.
On les trouve le plus souvent au niveau des jambes. Cette maladie trahit une insuffisance des veines superficielles.
Sur son deuxieme et dernier dunk de la finale, Ross est venu par le cote du panier, a saute au-dessus d'un ramasseur de balle, a passe le ballon entre ses jambes et l'a ecrase dans le cercle de la main droite.
Celui qui veut se degourdir les jambes en passant au cafe du coin pour siroter un the trouve son compte.
Quand les refugies traversent la frontiere, l'explosion leur coupe les jambes", explique Abou Baeda, membre de la brigade rebelle Kaws al-Naser.
Bouadla a avance sur son adversaire des le premier coup de gong, s'illustrant par son jeu de jambes et la qualite de son esquive.