Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of LOGJAM

Pronunciation:  'log`jam

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Related Terms: afterthought, arch dam, backstop, bamboo curtain, bank, bar, barrage, barrier, bear-trap dam, beaver dam, bind, block, blockage, boom, breakwater, breastwork, brick wall, buffer, bulkhead, bulwark, bureaucratic delay, cofferdam, dam, defense, delay, delayage, delayed reaction, detention, dike, ditch, double take, dragging, earthwork, embankment, fence, gate, gravity dam, groin, halt, hang-up, hindrance, holdup, hydraulic-fill dam, interim, iron curtain, jam, jetty, lag, lagging, leaping weir, levee, milldam, moat, mole, moratorium, mound, obstruction, paperasserie, parapet, pause, portcullis, rampart, red tape, red-tapeism, red-tapery, reprieve, respite, retardance, retardation, roadblock, rock-fill dam, seawall, shutter dam, slowdown, slowness, slow-up, stay, stay of execution, stone wall, stop, stoppage, suspension, tie-up, time lag, wait, wall, weir, wicket dam, work
 

 

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY