Definitions for JARdʒɑr
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a broad-mouthed container, usu. cylindrical and of glass or earthenware.
the quantity such a container can hold.
Origin of jar:
1585–95; < MF jarre < OPr jarra < Ar jarrah earthen water vessel
jardʒɑr(v.; n.)jarred, jar•ring
(v.t.)to have a sudden and unpleasant effect on:
The sudden noise jarred me.
to cause to vibrate or shake:
The explosion jarred several buildings.
to cause to sound discordantly.
(v.i.)to have a harshly unpleasant or perturbing effect on one's nerves, feelings, etc.
to produce a harsh, grating sound; sound discordantly.
to vibrate or shake; rattle.
to conflict, clash, or disagree.
(n.)a jolt or shake, as from concussion.
a sudden unpleasant effect upon the mind, feelings, or senses; shock.
a harsh sound.
a quarrel or disagreement, esp. a minor one.
Origin of jar:
1520–30; prob. imit.; cf. chirr
Archaic. a turn or turning.
Idioms for jar:
on the jar,partly opened; ajar.
Origin of jar:
1665–75; alter. of char3; cf. ajar2
a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
the quantity contained in a jar
"he drank a jar of beer"
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"
clash, jar, collide(verb)
be incompatible; be or come into conflict
"These colors clash"
move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
jar, shake up, bump around(verb)
"Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game"
affect in a disagreeable way
"This play jarred the audience"
place in a cylindrical vessel
"jar the jam"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a glass container, especially for storing food
a jar of jam/salsa; a cookie jar
to knock against sth and shake it violently
Another explosion jarred the room.
to seem not to fit or match a situation in a way that feels unpleasant; = clash
Her harsh words jarred with the atmosphere in the room.
a turn. [Only in phrase.]
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
the measure of what is contained in a jar; as, a jar of oil; a jar of preserves
to give forth a rudely quivering or tremulous sound; to sound harshly or discordantly; as, the notes jarred on my ears
to act in opposition or disagreement; to clash; to interfere; to quarrel; to dispute
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
to tick; to beat; to mark or tell off
a rattling, tremulous vibration or shock; a shake; a harsh sound; a discord; as, the jar of a train; the jar of harsh sounds
clash of interest or opinions; collision; discord; debate; slight disagreement
a regular vibration, as of a pendulum
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
Translations for JAR
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(with on ) to have a harsh and startling effect (on)
Her sharp voice jarred on my ears.
- knars, trilAfrikaans
- يُحْدِثُ صَوْتا مُزْعِجاArabic
- vibrarPortuguese (BR)
- weh tunGerman
- πειράζω, ερεθίζωGreek
- chirriar, discordarSpanish
- (kõrva) riivamaEstonian
- اثر ناخوشایند داشتنFarsi
- vrijeđati kome uhoCroatian
- 귀에 거슬리는 소리를 내다Korean
- griezīgi skanētLatvian
- menyakitkan telingaMalay
- skrape, skurreNorwegian
- اثر ناخوشایند داشتنPersian
- ناوړه ږغ ايستلPashto
- a irita, a zgâriaRomanian
- škrípať, vŕzgaťSlovak
- gnissla, skäraSwedish
- bozuk veçatlak ses çıkartmakTurkish
- 發出刺耳聲且令人不舒服Chinese (Trad.)
- дратувати, справляти неприємне враженняUkrainian
- جسم میں لرزش پیدا کرناUrdu
- gây cảm giác khó chịuVietnamese
- 发出刺耳声Chinese (Simp.)
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