Definitions for JARdʒɑr

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  1. jar(noun)

    a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles

  2. jar, jarful(noun)

    the quantity contained in a jar

    "he drank a jar of beer"

  3. jolt, jar, jounce, shock(verb)

    a sudden jarring impact

    "the door closed with a jolt"; "all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers"

  4. clash, jar, collide(verb)

    be incompatible; be or come into conflict

    "These colors clash"

  5. jolt, jar(verb)

    move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion

  6. jar, shake up, bump around(verb)

    shock physically

    "Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game"

  7. jar(verb)

    affect in a disagreeable way

    "This play jarred the audience"

  8. jar(verb)

    place in a cylindrical vessel

    "jar the jam"

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Jar(noun)

    a turn. [Only in phrase.]

  2. Jar(noun)

    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

  3. Jar(noun)

    the measure of what is contained in a jar; as, a jar of oil; a jar of preserves

  4. Jar(verb)

    to give forth a rudely quivering or tremulous sound; to sound harshly or discordantly; as, the notes jarred on my ears

  5. Jar(verb)

    to act in opposition or disagreement; to clash; to interfere; to quarrel; to dispute

  6. Jar(verb)

    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

  7. Jar(verb)

    to tick; to beat; to mark or tell off

  8. Jar(noun)

    a rattling, tremulous vibration or shock; a shake; a harsh sound; a discord; as, the jar of a train; the jar of harsh sounds

  9. Jar(noun)

    clash of interest or opinions; collision; discord; debate; slight disagreement

  10. Jar(noun)

    a regular vibration, as of a pendulum

  11. Jar(noun)

    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

  12. Origin: [See Ajar.]

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  1. JAR

    In software, JAR is an archive file format typically used to aggregate many Java class files and associated metadata and resources into one file to distribute application software or libraries on the Java platform. JAR files are built on the ZIP file format and have the .jar file extension. Computer users can create or extract JAR files using the jar command that comes with a JDK. They can also use zip tools to do so; however, the order of entries in the zip file headers is important when compressing, as the manifest often needs to be first. Inside jar, file names are unicode text.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'JAR' in Nouns Frequency: #2950

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