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Meaning of LOGJAM

Pronunciation:  'log`jam

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an immovable mass of logs blocking a river
  2. [n]  any stoppage attributable to unusual activity; "the legislation ran into a logjam"

LOGJAM is a 6 letter word that starts with L.


 See Also: arrest, check, halt, hitch, mass, stay, stop, stoppage



Biology Dictionary
 Definition: An accumulation of logs and other organic debris which blocks the flow of a stream of water.
Thesaurus Terms
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