Jail vs. Slammer

Jail vs. Slammer — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Jail and Slammer

Jailnoun

A place of detention, especially for persons who are accused of committing a crime and have not been released on bail or for persons who are serving short sentences after conviction of a misdemeanor.

Slammernoun

One that slams

a slammer of doors.

Jailnoun

Detention in a jail.

Slammernoun

(Slang) A jail.

Jailverb

To detain in a jail.

Slammernoun

One who, or that which, slams.

Jailnoun

A place or institution for the confinement of persons held in lawful custody or detention, especially for minor offenses or with reference to some future judicial proceeding.

Slammernoun

Jail, prison.

Jailnoun

(uncountable) Confinement in a jail.

Slammernoun

A tequila cocktail.

Jailnoun

(horse racing) The condition created by the requirement that a horse claimed in a claiming race not be run at another track for some period of time (usually 30 days).

Slammernoun

One who takes part in slam-dance.

Jailnoun

In dodgeball and related games, the area where players who have been struck by the ball are confined.

Slammernoun

One who competes in a poetry slam.

Jailnoun

A kind of sandbox for running a guest operating system instance.

Slammernoun

In the game of Pogs, the heavier piece used to strike the stack of counters.

Jailverb

To imprison.

Slammernoun

A slam-door train.

Jailnoun

a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)

Slammernoun

a person who closes things violently;

she's a dramatic slammer of doors

Jailverb

lock up or confine, in or as in a jail;

The suspects were imprisoned without trialthe murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life

Slammernoun

a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)