Pronunciation: jär
n.1.A turn.
On the jar
on the turn, ajar, as a door.
1.A deep, broad-mouthed vessel of earthenware or glass, for holding fruit, preserves, etc., or for ornamental purposes; as, a jar of honey; a rose jar.
2.The measure of what is contained in a jar; as, a jar of oil; a jar of preserves.
Bell jar
See in the Vocabulary.
v. i.1.
[imp. & p. p. Jarred ; p. pr. & vb. n. Jarring .]
1.To give forth a rudely quivering or tremulous sound; to sound harshly or discordantly; as, the notes jarred on my ears.
A string may jar in the best master's hand.
- Roscommon.
2.To act in opposition or disagreement; to clash; to interfere; to quarrel; to dispute.
v. t.1.To cause a short, tremulous motion of, to cause to tremble, as by a sudden shock or blow; to shake; to shock; as, to jar the earth; to jar one's faith.
2.To tick; to beat; to mark or tell off.
n.1.A rattling, tremulous vibration or shock; a shake; a harsh sound; a discord; as, the jar of a train; the jar of harsh sounds.
2.Clash of interest or opinions; collision; discord; debate; slight disagreement.
And yet his peace is but continual jar.
- Spenser.
3.A regular vibration, as of a pendulum.
I love thee not a jar of the clock.
- Shak.
4.In deep well boring, a device resembling two long chain links, for connecting a percussion drill to the rod or rope which works it, so that the drill is driven down by impact and is jerked loose when jammed.
Noun1.jar - a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
2.jar - the quantity contained in a jar; "he drank a jar of beer"
Synonyms: jarful
3.jar - a sudden impact; "the door closed with a jolt"
Synonyms: jolt, jounce
Verb1.jar - be incompatible; be or come into conflict; "These colors clash"
Synonyms: clash, collide
2.jar - move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
Synonyms: jolt
3.jar - shock physically; "Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game"
4.jar - affect in a disagreeable way; "This play jarred the audience"
5.jar - place in a cylindrical vessel; "jar the jam"
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