Pronunciation Noun

jamb (plural jambs)

  1. (architecture, interior decorating, carpentry) Either of the vertical components that form the side of an opening in a wall, such as that of a door frame, window frame, or fireplace.
  2. (mining) Any thick mass of rock that prevents miners from following the lode or vein.
Translations Verb

jamb (jambs, present participle jambing; past and past participle jambed)

  1. (transitive) To fix or attach a jamb to.

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