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log jam

Chiefly US and Canadian
blockage caused by the crowding together of a number of logs floating in a river
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Mendoza was bunched in a seven-player logjam at eighth spot with three points and will try to climb up the ladder as she was tangling with WGM Nguyen Thi Thanh An of Vietnam at press time.
'I live in the Apapa axis of the state so, I know what it is to live with traffic logjam. In two years' time, the Dangote Refinery will come on board but the current rulers are not doing much to anticipate the disruption that would come with it,' Agbaje said.
Still, shops are beginning to see the installation logjam everyone feared and they expect it to get worse after the first of the year.
Meanwhile, logjam of trucks is seen on the Kyrgyz-Kazakh border since mid-October when Kazakhstan switched to an enhanced border control mode.
It's good news for anyone planning a weekend getaway and now motoring association the AA is hoping Asda's price drop will "break the logjam" as other forecourts follow suit.
In return, a Labour government will use a PS500 billion national investment bank to "break the logjam" in bank lending which has "starved" small and medium sized companies.
Kelly, the Greyhound Board's chairman, was asked in the article if he planned to tackle the issue regarding trainers' representatives, and responded: "Trying to break the logjam has been an unending process for more than three years now.
Jammu and Kashmir has been in a political logjam for quite some time.
Summary: In 2015, many of the reasons behind Lebanon's built-in logjam came to the surface.
the eve of 69th Independence Day, Mukherjee expressed concern over the apparent fractious politics and Parliament logjam when he said the roots ( of vibrant democracy) are deep but the leaves are beginning to wilt.
The latest such cleverly named security flaw is called LogJam, and it's present in every browser.