[jal-uh-see or, esp. British, zhal-oo-zee] /ˈdʒæl əˌsi or, esp. British, ˈʒæl ʊˌzi/
a blind or shutter made with horizontal slats that can be adjusted to admit light and air but exclude rain and the rays of the sun.
a window made of glass slats or louvers of a similar nature.
a window blind or shutter constructed from angled slats of wood, plastic, etc
a window made of similarly angled slats of glass
1766, French, literally “jealousy” (see jealousy), from notion of looking through blinds without being seen.
[jam] /dʒæm/ verb (used with object), jammed, jamming. 1. to press, squeeze, or wedge tightly between bodies or surfaces, so that motion or extrication is made difficult or impossible: The ship was jammed between two rocks. 2. to bruise or crush by squeezing: She jammed her hand in the door. 3. to fill too tightly; […]
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/dʒɑːˈmɑːt/ noun 1. an Islamic council or assembly
[juh-mey-kuh] /dʒəˈmeɪ kə/ noun 1. an island in the West Indies, S of Cuba. 4413 sq. mi. (11,430 sq. km). 2. a republic coextensive with this island: formerly a British colony; became independent in 1962, retaining membership in the Commonwealth of Nations. Capital: Kingston. /dʒəˈmeɪkə/ noun 1. an island and state in the Caribbean: colonized […]