how to pronounce jamb


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jamb is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of jamb


  1. Any thick mass of rock that prevents miners from following the lode or vein.
  2. 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.


  1. To fix or attach a jamb to.

jamb frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word jamb occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics jamb can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that jamb can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to jamb


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