logjam

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n logjam an immovable mass of logs blocking a river
    • n logjam any stoppage attributable to unusual activity "the legislation ran into a logjam"
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Usage

In literature:

Rather wud I have perished in a logjam thin to've indured this ingratichood.
"Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War" by Finley Peter Dunne
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In news:

This may be the largest logjam ever under the Macklin Bridge in Decatur.
What's behind the logjam in the AL East.
Broncos navigating logjam at running back.
Why it didn't break UN logjam on Syria.
Will PDUFA break the FDA's generic logjam .
Detroit Pistons 'Ask David' questions: On roster logjam , playoffs, and Ben Wallace.
Reiss breaks down Patriots' WR logjam .
What should the Mets do about the logjam that will come with Jason Bay's return.
Bills caught in the logjam .
They all fit and serve to paint the most accurate description -- call it a logjam , a cluster, a tight bunch in the standings.
MMM > Features > User-fee inaction could cause logjam .
Boston Bruins welcome logjam on defense.
Death of a spring tradition and pitching logjam (w/video).
Logjam-clearing planned along northwest Ohio river .
"Crowded," Jones said about the logjam of nine players at the three positions.
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