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Logjam - What does it mean?

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(en noun)
  • An excess of logs being conveyed on a river, so that their motion halts.
  • (figuratively) A clog or such jam or mess that halts or greatly delays progress.
  • Efforts to amend the law got sidetracked in an administrative logjam .
    A step forward for the minimum wage increase this afternoon, as the Senate cleared the logjam of the Republican filibuster. [http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2007/1/30/13150/5672]

    See also

    * bottleneck * * traffic jam * vicious circle

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