jar

Definitions:

  • A cylindrical glass or earthenware vessel with a wide mouth and usually no handles.
  • The amount that a jar can hold.
  • A glass of beer.
  • To put into a jar.
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  • To cause shaking or vibrations.
  • To shake or vibrate from an impact or impacts.
  • To be disturbing or irritating; grate.
  • To be out of harmony; clash or conflict.
  • To cause to shake or vibrate from impact.
  • To startle or unsettle; shock.
  • A jolt; a shock.
  • A rattling sound; a harsh sound; a discord.
  • A clashing of interest or opinions; collision; discord; debate; conflict: as, family <em>jars.</em>
  • A short tremulous motion or vibration, as from an impulse; a sudden shaking or quiver: as, to feel the <em>jar</em> of an earthquake, or from blasting.
  • A clicking or ticking vibration, as of a pendulum; a tick.
  • <em>plural</em> A sliding joint in the boring-rods used in rope-drilling.
  • To produce a brief rattling or tremulous sound; be discordant in sound.
  • To grate on the ear or the feelings; have a jangling or discordant quality; clash.
  • To receive a short, rattling, tremulous motion, as from an impulse; shake joltingly.
  • To sound or tick in vibrating, as a pendulum; hence, to be marked off by regular vibrations or ticks.
  • To speak or talk clatteringly or discordantly; haggle; dispute; quarrel.
  • To make discordant.
  • To impart a short, tremulous motion to; cause to shake or tremble; disturb.
  • To make rough; roughen.
  • An earthen or glass vessel of simple form, without handle or spout.
  • The quantity contained in a jar; the contents of a jar.
  • To drill by impact or percussion; use an impact drill or drill-jar upon.
  • To shock or surprise (one) with some sudden or extraordinary remark, statement, or fact.
  • A turn: used separately only in the occasional colloquial phrases <em>on a jar</em>, <em>on the jar</em>, usually <em>ajar</em>, on the turn; turned a little way, as a door or gate.
  • A tool, used in drilling wells in rock, consisting of two long and flat links capable of sliding the one within the other, in order that the drill-bit may be loosened on the up stroke in case it has become jammed in the lock.
  • A turn.
  • on the turn, ajar, as a door.
  • A deep, broad-mouthed vessel of earthenware or glass, for holding fruit, preserves, etc., or for ornamental purposes
  • The measure of what is contained in a jar
  • See in the Vocabulary.
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  • To give forth a rudely quivering or tremulous sound; to sound harshly or discordantly.
  • 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
  • To tick; to beat; to mark or tell off.
  • A rattling, tremulous vibration or shock; a shake; a harsh sound; a discord
  • 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.
  • A small, approximately cylindrical container for food, normally made of glass or clay.
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  • JAR: Tool to create compressed file <xref>archives</xref>.
  • To <xref>knock</xref> or <xref>strike</xref> sharply.
  • to <xref>shock</xref> or <xref>surprise</xref>.
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