Definition of finger jam in English:

finger jam

Line breaks: fin¦ger jam
(also finger lock)


  • A handhold formed by wedging a finger in a crack in the rock.
    More example sentences
    • An alternate finger jam can sometimes be formed where there is a constriction in the crack.
    • I made a series of hand and finger jams up to a large flake that overrides the crack.

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